Ducks take on the Sharks on 4-game losing streak
Anaheim, California; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Anaheim comes into the matchup against San Jose as losers of four games in a row.
The Ducks are 3-3-0 against Pacific Division opponents. Anaheim averages 9.8 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the NHL. Nick Ritchie leads the team serving 26 total minutes.
The Sharks are 2-4-0 in division games. San Jose serves 12.6 penalty minutes per game, the most in the league. Barclay Goodrow leads the team serving 40 total minutes.
Anaheim knocked off San Jose 3-1 in the last meeting between these teams on Oct. 5.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 5-5-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.6 assists, 5.2 penalties and 13.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .877 save percentage.
Ducks: 3-5-2, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.3 assists, 4.5 penalties and 10.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with a .898 save percentage.
Ducks Injuries: None listed.
Sharks Injuries: None listed.