4:50 AM EDT, Mon May 30, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle

Blues to start Allen in goal in Game 5

ST. LOUIS — Ken Hitchcock wasn’t willing to divulge any details about injuries to forwards David Backes, Robby Fabbri or Scottie Upshall on Sunday, but the Blue’ coach didn’t hesitate to reveal one key personnel move going into Monday’s Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. “I’m comfortable with either guy, but I woke up this morning, talked to the coaches again and decided to go with Jake,” Hitchcock said. Elliott started the first 17 games this postseason, posting a 9-8 record, 2.34 goals-against average and .925 save percentage. Ells was standing on his head and we...

San Jose Mercury News

Sharks' Matt Nieto out for Game 3

San Jose Sharks forward Matt Nieto, still troubled by an upper body injury, will miss Game 3 against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.

San Jose Mercury News

Sharks center Joe Thornton will play in Game 3

Despite left wrist injury, San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton will play against St. Louis Blues in Game 3 Thursday night.