The San Jose Sharks are swapping out starting goaltenders, but with otherwise be unchanged in tonight’s rematch against the St. Louis Blues. The Sharks are still without defender Erik Karlsson, who did not make the trip to St. Louis with the team.
The Blues have a bit of a cobbled together forward group tonight, with four injured forwards. Ivan Barbashev left Thursday game with an ankle injury and is expected to be out for six weeks. In the meantime, Jordan Kyrou will find himself with top-line duties. Kyrou’s six goals this season tie for second on the team.
Here’s everything you need to know to tune in tonight:
SAN JOSE SHARKS
Evander Kane — Logan Couture — Kevin Labanc
Rudolfs Balcers — Tomas Hertl — Timo Meier
Ryan Donato — Patrick Marleau — John Leonard
Matt Nieto — Dylan Gambrell — Noah Gregor
Mario Ferraro — Brent Burns
Nikolai Knyzhov — Marc-Edouard Vlasic
Fredrik Claesson — Nicolas Meloche
Expected Scratches: Marcus Sorensen, Jacob Middleton, Stefan Noesen
Injured Reserve: Erik Karlsson (lower body), Radim Simek (upper body)
ST. LOUIS BLUES
Jordan Kyrou — Ryan O’Reilly — David Perron
Zach Sanford — Brayden Schenn — Mike Hoffman
Austin Poganski — Oskar Sundqvist — Sammy Blais
Kyle Clifford — Jacob de la Rose — Mackenzie MacEachern
Torey Krug — Justin Faulk
Marco Scandella — Carl Gunnarsson
Vince Dunn — Robert Bortuzzo
Expected Scratches: None
Injured Reserve: Vladimir Tarasenko (shoulder), Colton Parayko (undisclosed), Tyler Bozak (upper body), Robert Thomas (thumb), Ivan Barbashev (ankle)
How to Watch
Puck drop is at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET at Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Tonight’s game will be broadcast regionally on NBC Sports Bay Area and Fox Sports Midwest, as well as available to stream through NHL.tv.
Follow along in the comments for live updates and reactions throughout the game!