Sharks healthy headed into Game 1


SAN JOSEThe Sharks are expected to have a healthy lineup from top to bottom for their playoff opener on Thursday in St. Louis.

That includes Torrey Mitchell, who missed the season finale with an undisclosed upper body injury after he was hit from behind by Los Angeles Colin Fraser on April 5, and Ryane Clowe, who sat out the third period of Saturdays 3-2 overtime win against the Kings.

I feel good. I feel fine. I practiced today, and Im good to go, said Mitchell, adding that he rode a bike on Saturday.

Clowe and Brent Burns were the only Sharks players not on the ice for Mondays practice at Sharks Ice.

Theyll both be ready to play, Todd McLellan said.

When asked the Sharks will be fully healthy for Thursdays Game 1, McLellan said: Thats what Im told, and thats what Ill believe.

The St. Louis Blues are also not reporting any injuries.

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