News: Patrick Marleau assisted on both San Jose goals as the Sharks edged the Kings 2-1 in Saturday's Game 3 of the teams' second-round series. Analysis: He has a 5-3-8 ledger after seven playoff games, with half of those points coming on San Jose power plays. There's no sign that this productivity will abate.
News: Scott Hannan missed about six minutes of action early in the second period of Saturday's Game 3 against the Kings after sliding face-first into the boards. Analysis: After a brief respite, he returned to action and skated an otherwise normal complement of shifts. There's no indication that he won't be able to go in Tuesday's Game 4.
News: Logan Couture returned to the ice after sustaining a second-period leg injury and delivered the game-winner in overtime as the Sharks edged Los Angeles on Saturay night, 2-1. The win cuts the Kings' series lead to 2-1. Analysis: This is the first OT tally of Logan Couture's career, and came on a San Jose power play. The injury cost him most of the second frame, but he played all of the third before delivering the clincher. As long as he's on a line with Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau, Couture is a solid bet to appear on the score sheet.
News: Martin Havlat (groin) took regular shifts in the first period of Saturday's game, but did not return after the first intermission, according to the braodcast team on TSN. Analysis: How many body parts can a Martin Havlat hurt if a Havlat could hurt body parts? The guy is cursed. Don't hold your breath this time.
News: Kyle Clifford (undisclosed) is not in the lineup for Saturday's Game 3 against the Sharks. Analysis: Kyle Clifford did not play in the series' fist two games due to an injury he apparently suffered during the team's first round series against St. Louis. He continues to be listed as day-to-day.
News: Jarret Stoll (head) is not in the lineup for Saturday's Game 3. Analysis: Jarret Stoll suffered a head injury after being hit by Raffi Torres of the Sharks. It is unknown how long he will remain out of the lineup.
News: Tim Kennedy has been scratched from the lineup for Saturday's Game 3. Analysis: Tim Kennedy did not play in Game 1 of the series and played just 6:51 in Game 2. He has not played a significant role throughout the playoffs, and it appears that is not going to change going forward.
News: Matt Greene (lower body) has been scratched from Saturday's lineup for Game 3. Analysis: Matt Greene has only played in five games this season and hasn't been in the lineup since Apr. 24. His status going forward remains unknown, but he is not likely to be a major contributor through the remainder of the playoffs.
News: Alec Martinez was scratched from the lineup for Saturday's Game 3. Analysis: The team did not state a reason for the move and has not provided any information regarding his status for Game 4. Alec Martinez has seen his ice time decrease slightly in the first two games of the series, and he played just 11:49 in Game 2.
News: Craig Anderson will start Game 3 against Pittsburgh on Sunday, Sportsnet.ca's Ian Mendes reports. Analysis: Craig Anderson has taken a beating from Pittsburgh in the first two games, allowing a miserable seven goals on just 51 shots. A regular season GAA of 1.69 gives Ottawa a reason to keep the faith in Anderson, however, and his odds of pulling off a win are aided by the return of Jason Spezza (back), who hasn't played since Jan. 27.