New Jersey Devils set to play do battle with the Sharks on Thursday
Newark, New Jersey; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The New Jersey Devils host the San Jose Sharks.
The Devils are 10-10-10 on their home ice. New Jersey averages 9.7 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the league. P.K. Subban leads the team serving 63 total minutes.
The Sharks are 12-14-3 on the road. San Jose averages 11.0 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the league. Barclay Goodrow leads the team serving 80 total minutes.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 5-5-0, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.6 assists, 4.5 penalties and 12.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .913 save percentage.
Devils: 4-3-3, averaging 3.1 goals, five assists, three penalties and 6.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .920 save percentage.
INJURIES: Devils: None listed.
Sharks: None listed.