Sharks bring home losing streak into matchup with the Senators

Ottawa Senators (5-9-1, eighth in the Atlantic Division) vs. San Jose Sharks (6-9-3, seventh in the Pacific Division)

San Jose, California; Monday, 10:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The San Jose Sharks take on the Ottawa Senators looking to end a six-game home slide.

San Jose has a 1-7-3 record in home games and a 6-9-3 record overall. The Sharks have a 3-5-0 record in games decided by a goal.

Ottawa is 5-9-1 overall and 1-4-1 on the road. The Senators have a -2 scoring differential, with 51 total goals scored and 53 allowed.

The teams meet Monday for the third time this season. The Sharks won 6-3 in the previous meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Erik Karlsson has 11 goals and 17 assists for the Sharks. Timo Meier has scored seven goals and added six assists over the last 10 games.

Brady Tkachuk has scored seven goals with 14 assists for the Senators. Claude Giroux has six goals and six assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 3-4-3, averaging 3.5 goals, six assists, 2.9 penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.

Senators: 2-7-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.4 assists, 5.4 penalties and 12.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.

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

Senators: Josh Norris: out (shoulder), Thomas Chabot: out (concussion).

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

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