Coyotes face the Sharks on 3-game losing streak
Glendale, Arizona; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Arizona enters the matchup with San Jose as losers of three straight games.
The Coyotes are 8-4-3 against the rest of their division. Arizona serves 6.6 penalty minutes per game, the fewest in the NHL. Taylor Hall leads them averaging 0.8.
The Sharks are 8-7-1 against the rest of their division. San Jose averages 10.6 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the NHL. Evander Kane leads the team serving 91 total minutes.
Arizona beat San Jose 3-2 in the last meeting between these teams on Dec. 17.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 5-3-2, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.7 assists, 2.7 penalties and six penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .927 save percentage.
Coyotes: 4-5-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .919 save percentage.
INJURIES: Coyotes: None listed.
Sharks: Logan Couture: out (upper-body).