San Jose, California; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The San Jose Sharks look to break their five-game home skid with a win against the New York Rangers.
San Jose has a 6-9-3 record overall and a 1-6-3 record on its home ice. The Sharks have conceded 59 goals while scoring 51 for a -8 scoring differential.
New York is 8-6-3 overall and 4-3-1 in road games. The Rangers are 7-1-0 when scoring three or more goals.
The teams meet Saturday for the fourth time this season. The Sharks won the last matchup 3-2 in overtime.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 4-3-3, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.5 assists, 3.1 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game.
Rangers: 5-3-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.9 assists, 4.4 penalties and 10 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.
Rangers: None listed.
The Associated Press