San Jose faces Vegas on 5-game home slide
San Jose, California; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Jose hosts Vegas looking to break its five-game home losing streak.
The Sharks are 23-10-5 at home. San Jose ranks third in the Western Conference shooting 10.6 percent and averaging 3.5 goals on 33.3 shots per game.
The Golden Knights are 17-6-2 against the rest of their division. Vegas leads the NHL shooting 34.5 shots per game while averaging 3.0 goals. In their last meeting on March 18, Vegas won 7-3. Reilly Smith recorded a team-high three assists for the Golden Knights in the victory.
LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 5-4-1, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.2 assists, three penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
Sharks: 3-6-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.2 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .874 save percentage.
Golden Knights Injuries: Marc-Andre Fleury: day to day (lower body).