San Jose Sharks (3-8-3, eighth in the Pacific Division) vs. Dallas Stars (8-4-1, second in the Central Division)
Dallas; Friday, 8:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Stars -208, Sharks +172; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: The San Jose Sharks look to end a five-game losing streak with a victory against the Dallas Stars.
Dallas is 8-4-1 overall and 4-1-0 at home. The Stars have a 3-0-0 record when they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponent.
San Jose has a 3-8-3 record overall and a 2-4-0 record on the road. The Sharks have a 3-2-3 record when scoring three or more goals.
The teams play Friday for the fourth time this season. The Stars won 2-1 in the previous matchup.
TOP PERFORMERS: Roope Hintz has scored five goals with 12 assists for the Stars. Jason Robertson has eight goals and six assists over the past 10 games.
Timo Meier has scored five goals with six assists for the Sharks. Erik Karlsson has nine goals and nine assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 5-4-1, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.2 assists, 4.4 penalties and 9.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
Sharks: 3-4-3, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.4 assists, 3.1 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.
INJURIES: Stars: Jake Oettinger: out (lower-body), Nick Caamano: out (back), Denis Gurianov: day to day (upper body).
Sharks: Markus Nutivaara: out (lower body), Nikolai Knyzhov: out (achilles).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
© Data Skrive. All rights reserved.