The San Jose Sharks head to Boston to take on Tim Thomas after chasing Jonas Hiller on the road for their second straight divisional win.
The Sharks are in prime condition after winning two games coming out of the break and find themselves in the fifth slot of the Western Conference.
After rallying from a early three-goal deficit against the Coyotes, the Sharks would hold on to prevent blowing a three-goal lead against the Ducks. The Sharks will be taking on yet another goalie on top of his game and have their work cut out for them as they try to continue building momentum towards the playoffs
As the Sharks travel to Boston, Sharks fans turn their eyes toward the approaching trade deadline with anticipation for the move we’ve all expected.
While much of the talk will still center around the obvious sellers in the East, and the many moves that can be made from teams there, there's one move that may be overlooked as possibly being the difference maker at the deadline.
And that move is for none other than Big Buff, who isn't actively being rumored in trades but is more than a target for the Sharks.
Here then are the top reasons both for and against acquiring the big man from the Atlanta Thrashers.