• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Sharks go back to Antti Niemi as starter in goal for Game 7 vs. Kings

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Antti Niemi will be back in goal for the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series against the Los Angeles Kings.

Coach Todd McLellan said after the pregame skate Wednesday that Niemi will start as the Sharks try to avoid becoming the fourth NHL team to lose a best-of-seven series after winning the first three games.

Niemi started the first five games of the series before rookie Alex Stalock replaced him to start a 4-1 loss in Game 6 to the Kings.

Both teams will also be without an injured defenceman with Marc-Edouard Vlasic missing his second straight game for San Jose and Willie Mitchell missing his first for Los Angeles. Matt Irwin will play for the Sharks and Matt Greene will dress for the Kings.

More Stories

San Jose Sharks, Los Angeles Kings to play outdoor game at 49ers' new stadium in Santa Clara

SAN FRANCISCO - The San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings are going to take their rivalry...

Couture physically and mentally slow to recover from Sharks' playoff collapse

TORONTO - Logan Couture doesn't have to look far to be reminded of the San Jose Sharks' playoff...

San Jose Sharks re-sign defencemen Jason Demers, Taylor Doherty

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks have re-signed defencemen Jason Demers and Taylor...

Sharks re-sign unrestricted free agent D Scott Hannan to 1-year deal

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks have re-signed unrestricted free agent defenceman Scott...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Which of last season's playoff teams is most likely to miss the 2015 post-season?


















Contests

Our Partners