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Focus if you can, Game 3 tonight

It felt uncomfortably warm in San Jose, even before noon.  After the dramatic storms seen here during Game 1 and in St. Louis for Game 2, a windless warm day seems ominous.  It’s hard-to-breathe weather.  Or maybe it’s just me.

Looking back to those last regular season games against the LA Kings, it sure looks like the Kings won by losing.  We’ve only had the two games so far, but it feels like the Sharks are so far behind already.

Todd McLellan hasn’t said he will change the lineup for tonight’s game, but Kevin Kurz tweeted that Colin White left the ice early.  I saw some fan tweets during and after Saturday’s game saying White could be an option if the Sharks anticipated any more fighting.  I’m not sure I follow that.  I remember a game where McGinn said he jumped in so White would not have to fight.  I’m sure he can do it but I don’t think it’s his thing anymore.  More likely, McLellan felt that the Demers-Braun pair was overwhelmed.  I’m not sure I believe White will be an improvement there but who knows.  Maybe Murray will come out.  I don’t think that’s likely, I don’t like what it would imply, but it could happen.

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