San Jose takes on Anaheim on 3-game skid
San Jose, California; Monday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: San Jose enters the matchup with Anaheim after losing three in a row.
The Sharks are 13-16-1 against conference opponents. San Jose averages 11.2 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the NHL. Evander Kane leads the team serving 95 total minutes.
The Ducks are 5-7-1 against opponents in the Pacific Division. Anaheim averages 11.1 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the NHL. Erik Gudbranson leads the team serving 84 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Nov. 14, San Jose won 5-3. Tomas Hertl scored a team-high two goals for the Sharks in the victory.
LAST 10 GAMES: Ducks: 3-6-1, averaging 2.1 goals, 3.1 assists, 2.5 penalties and 5.9 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .905 save percentage.
Sharks: 4-5-1, averaging 2.1 goals, 3.7 assists, 3.6 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.
INJURIES: Sharks: Logan Couture: out (upper-body).
Ducks: None listed.