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Sharks at Golden Knights: Lines, how to watch & open thread

All of the information for game no. 79.

Ryan Dzingel #14 of the San Jose Sharks and Brett Howden #21 of the Vegas Golden Knights fight for the puck off of a faceoff in the third period of their game at T-Mobile Arena on March 01, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

After a morale-boosting, Sharkcuda-led win over the Chicago Blackhawks last night, the San Jose Sharks are making a quick trip to Nevada for a final game against the Vegas Golden Knights, who are four points short of making the postseason with just four remaining games to make up the difference. A Sharks win tonight could help toward making Vegas miss the playoffs for the first time in their short existence so far.

FTF regulars, you know what to do in the comments tonight.

In the mean time, here’s everything you need to know to tune in:

Lines

SAN JOSE SHARKS

Nick Bonino — Logan Couture — Matt Nieto
Timo Meier — Tomas Hertl — Alexander Barabanov
Rudolfs Balcers — Thomas Bordeleau — Noah Gregor
Sasha Chmelevski — Jasper Weatherby — Scott Reedy

Mario Ferraro — Brent Burns
Jaycob Megna — Nicolas Meloche
Marc-Edouard Vlasic — Ryan Merkley

James Reimer
Kaapo Kahkonen

Expected Scratches: Santeri Hatakka, Jonathan Dahlen, Jeffrey Viel

Injured Reserve: Adin Hill (lower body), Kevin Labanc (shoulder), John Leonard (lower body), Erik Karlsson (lower body), Radim Simek (upper body), Jonah Gadjovich (upper body)

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS

Mattias Janmark — Jack Eichel — Evgenii Dadonov
Max Pacioretty — Chandler Stephenson — Mark Stone
Jonathan Marchessault — William Karlsson — Michael Amadio
William Carrier — Nicolas Roy — Keegan Kolesar

Brayden McNabb — Shea Theodore
Ben Hutton — Alex Pietrangelo
Alec Martinez — Zach Whitecloud

Logan Thompson
Robin Lehner

Expected Scratches: Dylan Coghlan

Injured Reserve: Laurent Brossoit (undisclosed), Nolan Patrick (undisclosed), Nicolas Hague (lower body), Reilly Smith (lower body), Brett Howden (upper body)

How to Watch

Tonight’s game will be broadcast regionally on NBCSCA and ATTSN-RM. Streaming is available with a subscription to ESPN+ (blackout restrictions do apply). The radio call will be streamed through the Sharks Audio Network. Puck drop is at 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

We won’t be liveblogging this one, but check back at puck drop to follow along with all of the play-by-play action in the comments below!