Blackhawks game day

Posted12/11/2011 1:00 AM

San Jose Sharks at the United Center, 6 p.m.

TV: Channel 9

Radio: WGN 720-AM

What to watch: The Sharks took a 7-3 road record into Saturday's game at St. Louis. Goalie Antti Niemi, who started against the Blues, is 4-1 against his former team with 11 goals against. He beat the Hawks 1-0 in San Jose the day before Thanksgiving. If Niemi doesn't start it will be backup Thomas Greiss. Ray Emery starts for the Hawks.

Season series: Sharks lead 1-0.

Next: Minnesota Wild at Excel Energy Center, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

-- Tim Sassone