Sharks bring losing streak into game against the Stars

Dallas Stars (26-12-7, second in the Central Division) vs. San Jose Sharks (13-23-9, seventh in the Pacific Division)

San Jose, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The San Jose Sharks aim to stop their three-game losing streak when they take on the Dallas Stars.

San Jose has gone 4-12-7 at home and 13-23-9 overall. The Sharks have a 4-6-4 record in games decided by one goal.

Dallas is 14-7-4 in road games and 26-12-7 overall. The Stars have gone 22-4-4 when scoring at least three goals.

The teams square off Wednesday for the third time this season. The Sharks won the last meeting 5-4.

TOP PERFORMERS: Erik Karlsson has 14 goals and 44 assists for the Sharks. Timo Meier has seven goals and four assists over the last 10 games.

Joe Pavelski has 14 goals and 30 assists for the Stars. Tyler Seguin has five goals and two assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 2-5-3, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.5 assists, 2.8 penalties and 6.4 penalty minutes while giving up 4.1 goals per game.

Stars: 6-3-1, averaging three goals, 4.5 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.4 penalty minutes while giving up two goals per game.

INJURIES: Sharks: Markus Nutivaara: out (lower body), Nikolai Knyzhov: out (achilles), Luke Kunin: out for season (knee), Radim Simek: out (undisclosed).

Stars: Roope Hintz: day to day (upper-body).


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

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