Clowe, Marleau Set To Return For Sharks Home Finale

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Sharks captain Patrick Marleau and high-scoring forward Ryane Clowe expect to return to San Jose's lineup Thursday night for the NHL-leading club's regular-season home finale.

With Marleau and Clowe finally joining several teammates who have returned from injuries in recent days, the Sharks (53-16-11, 117 points) can clinch the Presidents' Trophy for the league's best record with a victory over the Phoenix Coyotes.

San Jose has stayed atop the league despite significant injury problems, including lower-body injuries for Marleau and Clowe.
Marleau has missed five games, including Tuesday night's 1-0 shootout win over Colorado, while Clowe has been sidelined since March 19.

Mike Grier and Claude Lemieux returned from long-term injury absences against the Avalanche, while new defenseman Kent Huskins could soon be ready to play after foot surgery.

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