San Jose hosts Anaheim after Bonino’s 2-goal game
Anaheim Ducks (30-36-14, seventh in the Pacific) vs. San Jose Sharks (32-35-12, sixth in the Pacific)
San Jose, California; Tuesday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Anaheim Ducks visit San Jose after Nick Bonino scored two goals in the Sharks’ 5-4 shootout win over the Golden Knights.
The Sharks have gone 9-10-4 against division opponents. San Jose averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the Western Conference. Jeffrey Viel leads the team serving 114 total minutes.
The Ducks are 15-27-6 in Western Conference play. Anaheim averages 9.3 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the NHL. Sam Carrick leads the team serving 85 total minutes.
In their last meeting on March 26, San Jose won 4-1. Timo Meier scored a team-high three goals for the Sharks in the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brent Burns leads the Sharks with 43 assists and has 52 points this season. Meier has four goals and four assists over the last 10 games for San Jose.
Troy Terry leads the Ducks with 65 points, scoring 36 goals and collecting 29 assists. Ryan Getzlaf has six assists over the last 10 games for Anaheim.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 3-4-3, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.4 assists, 4.5 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .918 save percentage.
Ducks: 2-6-2, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game with an .898 save percentage.
INJURIES: Sharks: Radim Simek: out (lower-body), Erik Karlsson: day to day (lower-body), Jonah Gadjovich: out (undisclosed), Kevin Labanc: out for season (shoulder).
Ducks: Sam Carrick: day to day (lower body).