Sharks at Blackhawks: Lines, how to watch & open thread

The San Jose Sharks are hoping to wipe the board clean as they embark on a five-game road trip, starting tonight against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Read about the questions and concerns ahead of tonight’s game in our preview here.

Here’s everything you need to know to tune in:



Timo Meier — Logan Couture — Rudolfs Balcers
Alexander Barabanov — Tomas Hertl — Noah Gregor
Matt Nieto — Jasper Weatherby — Kevin Labanc
Andrew Cogliano — Nick Bonino — Jonah Gadjovich

Mario Ferraro — Brent Burns
Erik Karlsson — Jacob Middleton
Marc-Edouard Vlasic — Radim Simek

James Reimer
Adin Hill

Expected Scratches: Santeri Hatakka, Scott Reedy

Injured Reserve: Nikolai Knyzhov (upper body), Lane Pederson (lower body), Jonathan Dahlen (upper body)


Brandon Hagel — Jonathan Toews — Patrick Kane
Alex DeBrincat — Kirby Dach — Dominik Kubalik
Philipp Kurashev — Henrik Borgstrom — Ryan Carpenter
Reese Johnson — Dylan Strome — Jujhar Khaira

Calvin de Haan — Seth Jones
Jake McCabe — Connor Murphy
Wyatt Kalynuk — Erik Gustafsson

Marc-Andre Fleury
Kevin Lankinen

Expected Scratches: Adam Gaudette, Caleb Jones, Mike Hardman

Injured Reserve: Tyler Johnson (neck), Riley Stillman (knee)

How to Watch

Tonight’s game will be broadcast nationally on NHL Network and regionally on NBCSCH and NBCSCA. Streaming is available with a subscription to ESPN+ (blackout restrictions do apply). Puck drop is at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET at United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

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