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Coyotes take on the Sharks on 6-game losing streak

March 29, 2022 GMT

San Jose Sharks (29-28-8, sixth in the Pacific) vs. Arizona Coyotes (20-41-5, eighth in the Central)

Glendale, Arizona; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Arizona is looking to end its six-game losing streak with a win against San Jose.

The Coyotes are 11-23-3 in conference play. Arizona averages 10.4 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the Western Conference. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 106 total minutes.

The Sharks are 15-16-3 in Western Conference play. San Jose averages 9.0 penalty minutes per game, the seventh-most in the Western Conference. Jeffrey Viel leads the team serving 100 total minutes.

San Jose took down Arizona 4-2 in the last meeting between these teams on March 20.

TOP PERFORMERS: Clayton Keller leads the Coyotes with 28 goals, adding 35 assists and recording 63 points. Lawson Crouse has five goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.

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Timo Meier leads the Sharks with 30 goals and has 65 points. Tomas Hertl has 12 points over the last 10 games for San Jose.

LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 3-6-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.1 assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.

Sharks: 5-3-2, averaging three goals, 4.9 assists, four penalties and 9.7 penalty minutes while allowing 2.5 goals per game with a .920 save percentage.

INJURIES: Coyotes: Christian Fischer: out (lower-body).

Sharks: Jonah Gadjovich: day to day (undisclosed), Kevin Labanc: out (shoulder), Logan Couture: day to day (upper body).

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