Found March 14, 2014 on HockeyBuzz:
The Islanders’ have returned home from their Western Canadian road trip to square off with the San Jose Sharks tonight at 7pm at Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum. The rash of injuries and lineup changes continue with the team as Michael Grabner is day to day with a concussion. His roster spot was replaced by Sound Tigers forward Johan Sundstrom. Sundstrom was a 2011 second round pick wh...

Marleau scores twice, Sharks beat Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Patrick Marleau scored twice and Joe Pavelski had the lone shootout goal in the San Jose Sharks' 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. After tying his career high of 66 points with an assist on Marleau's second goal, Pavelski deked Sergei Bobrovsky and roofed a backhander in the tiebreaker to give San Jose its fourth straight...

Before the CBJ puck drops: San Jose Sharks

GAME 66: San Jose Sharks 42-17-7 -- 2nd place in the Pacific Division 7-2-1 in last 10 games SCORING RANKINGS San Jose Goals for: 2.97 goals/game - 7th in the NHL Goals against: 2.33 goals/game - 4th Columbus Goals for: 2.86 goals/game - 8th in the NHL Goals against: 2.74 goals/game - 17th SINCE WE LAST MET (on February 7th): In the only meeting of the season between the two teams...

San Jose down Columbus in shootout, 4-3

The Sharks own a share of the Pacific Division lead for the first time in 97 days after a 4-3 shootout victory Thursday night over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Just don't expect coach Todd McLellan and his players to get too excited about overcoming the 13-point gap that separated San Jose and the Anaheim Ducks, who do have a game in hand, two months ago. "I think we'...

Sharks show depth, character in win over Isles

Yes, the New York Islanders are buried in last place in the Metropolitan Division. And, yes, a case can be made that after their selloff at the trade deadline and with star center John Tavares out for the rest of the season, they are the worst team in the league on paper. Still, the Sharks had their work cut out for them Friday night, and not just because the Islanders are playing...

Islanders' Grabner out indefinitely with concussion

New York Islanders forward Michael Grabner is out with a concussion and the team announced Wednesday there was no timetable for him to return. Grabner was injured in the second period of the Islanders' 7-4 win against the Vancouver Canucks on Monday when he collided with Canucks defenseman Christopher Tanev.

The Islanders are going to be pretty young at forward tonight

The New York Islanders have called up 21-year-old Swedish rookie Johan Sundstrom from AHL Bridgeport, and he’ll take Michael Grabner‘s spot in the lineup tonight in San Jose. With the move, Sunstrom — who’s making his NHL debut — will be the eighth rookie to play for the Islanders this season. He’ll also give the team a decidedly fresh-faced look up front, joining the...
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