Ducks in action against the Sharks after shootout win

Anaheim Ducks (3-6-1, eighth in the Pacific Division) vs. San Jose Sharks (3-8-1, seventh in the Pacific Division)

San Jose, California; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Anaheim Ducks visit the San Jose Sharks after the Ducks took down the San Jose Sharks 6-5 in a shootout.

San Jose is 0-1-1 against the Pacific Division and 3-8-1 overall. The Sharks have gone 2-4-0 in games decided by a goal.

Anaheim went 11-12-3 in Pacific Division games and had a 31-37-14 record overall last season. The Ducks scored 228 total goals last season (48 power-play goals and six shorthanded goals).

The teams match up Saturday for the sixth time this season. The Ducks won the last meeting 6-5 in a shootout. Adam Henrique scored two goals in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Logan Couture has four goals and three assists for the Sharks. Erik Karlsson has nine goals and six assists over the past 10 games.

Troy Terry has four goals and eight assists for the Ducks. Trevor Zegras has scored six goals with two assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 3-6-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

Ducks: 3-6-1, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.1 assists, 4.8 penalties and 12.4 penalty minutes while giving up 4.2 goals per game.

INJURIES: Sharks: Markus Nutivaara: out (lower body), Nikolai Knyzhov: out (achilles).

Ducks: Jamie Drysdale: out (shoulder), Urho Vaakanainen: out (undisclosed), John Moore: out (undisclosed).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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