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San Jose plays Dallas in conference matchup

December 10, 2021 GMT

Dallas Stars (13-9-2, seventh in the Central) vs. San Jose Sharks (14-12-1, fifth in the Pacific)

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

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Sharks +105, Stars -126; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: San Jose and Dallas take the ice in Western Conference action.

The Sharks are 6-6-0 in conference games. San Jose ranks 10th in the Western Conference with 29.0 shots per game and is averaging 2.7 goals.

The Stars are 7-5-2 in Western Conference play. Dallas serves 7.5 penalty minutes per game, the least in the Western Conference. Jani Hakanpaa leads the team averaging 1.2.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Logan Couture leads the Sharks with 16 assists and has 24 points this season. Timo Meier has 11 points over the last 10 games for San Jose.

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Roope Hintz leads the Stars with 11 goals and has 18 points. Joe Pavelski has seven assists over the last 10 games for Dallas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 6-4-0, averaging 2.9 goals, five assists, 2.4 penalties and 5.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .923 save percentage.

Stars: 7-3-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .927 save percentage.

INJURIES: Sharks: None listed.

Stars: None listed.

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