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Sharks at Wild, Jan 24: Lines, gamethread & how to watch

Nick Bjugstad #27 of the Minnesota Wild and Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks skate to the puck during the game at the Xcel Energy Center on January 22, 2021 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images

After being kept to just one goal in the Minnesota Wild’s home opener, the San Jose Sharks are switching up wingers ahead of the rematch in St. Paul. They’ll also start Martin Jones in net.

Wild goaltender Cam Talbot was injured in the first period on Friday and replaced with Kaapo Kahkonen. Kahkonen will will get the start tonight.



Ryan Donato — Logan Couture — Kevin Labanc
John Leonard — Tomas Hertl — Evander Kane
Timo Meier — Dylan Gambrell — Noah Gregor
Marcus Sorensen — Patrick Marleau — Matt Nieto

Marc-Edouard Vlasic — Erik Karlsson
Mario Ferraro — Brent Burns
Nikolai Knyzhov — Radim Simek

Martin Jones
Devan Dubnyk

Expected Scratches: Stefan Noesen, Fredrik Handemark, Jacob Middleton

Injured Reserve: None


Zach Parise — Victor Rask — Kirill Kaprizov
Marcus Johansson — Nick Bonino — Kevin Fiala
Jordan Greenway — Joel Eriksson Ek — Marcus Foligno
Brad Hunt — Nick Bjugstad — Ryan Hartman

Ryan Suter — Matt Dumba
Jonas Brodin — Jared Spurgeon
Ian Cole — Carson Soucy

Kaapo Kahkonen
Andrew Hammond

Expected Scratches: Gerald Mayhew

Injured Reserve: Mats Zuccarello (upper body), Alex Stalock (upper body), Nico Sturm (illness), Cam Talbot (lower body)

How to Watch

Puck drop is at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Tonight’s game will be broadcast regionally on Fox Sports North, Fox Sports Wisconsin and NBC Sports Bay Area and is available to stream through

Follow along in the comments for live updates and reactions throughout the game!