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Minnesota Wild vs. San Jose Sharks: Game 66

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San Jose Sharks (42-12-10) vs. Minnesota Wild (32-28-5)

XCel Energy Center @ 7:00 CDT

Television: KSTC (12/45)
Radio: Listen Live

For the San Jose perspective, check out Fear the Fin or Battle of California

Tonight's lines:

Minnesota Wild

San Jose Sharks

Nolan - Koivu - Bouchard
Miettinen - Belanger - Brunette
Veilleux - Sheppard - Clutterbuck
Weller - Olvecky - Fritsche

Johnsson - Schultz
Zidlicky - Skoula
Scott - Bergeron

Backstrom
Harding

Marleau - Thornton - Setoguchi
Michaelk - Pavelski - Clowe
McGinn - Roenick - Cheechoo
Shelley - Pihal - Staubitz

Boyle - Murray
Blake - Vlasic
Ehrhoff - Lukowich

Boucher
Nabokov

NOTES:

  • Minnesota is in 11th in the West, but is within one point of seventh.
  • Nabokov, Blake, Roenick, Lemieux and Grier are all out for San Jose. Goc is a game-time decision.
    Marian Gaborik will join the Wild in Colorado.
  • San Jose has gone 0-3-1 over its last 4 games.

Questions to Answer

  1. Do the Sharks get payback for last week?
    Can the Wild stop Joe Pavelski this time?
    Will Stephane Veilleux maintain his hot hand?
    Can the old men continue to perform well, through injuries?
    It's time to step up or give up. Which is it?