San Jose, California; Tuesday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
The Sharks have gone 9-10-4 against division opponents. San Jose averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the Western Conference. Jeffrey Viel leads the team serving 114 total minutes.
The Ducks are 15-27-6 in Western Conference play. Anaheim averages 9.3 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the NHL. Sam Carrick leads the team serving 85 total minutes.
In their last meeting on March 26, San Jose won 4-1. Timo Meier scored a team-high three goals for the Sharks in the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brent Burns leads the Sharks with 43 assists and has 52 points this season. Meier has four goals and four assists over the last 10 games for San Jose.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 3-4-3, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.4 assists, 4.5 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .918 save percentage.
Ducks: 2-6-2, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game with an .898 save percentage.
Ducks: Sam Carrick: day to day (lower body).
The Associated Press