San Jose brings losing streak into matchup with Chicago
Chicago Blackhawks (0-2-0, eighth in the Central Division) vs. San Jose Sharks (0-2-0, eighth in the Pacific Division)
San Jose, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Sharks -167, Blackhawks +140; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: The San Jose Sharks take on the Chicago Blackhawks as losers of three games in a row.
San Jose had a 32-37-13 record overall and an 18-18-5 record at home last season. The Sharks gave up 3.2 goals per game while scoring 2.6 last season.
Chicago had a 28-42-12 record overall and a 14-21-6 record in road games last season. The Blackhawks committed 3.3 penalties per game and served 7.9 penalty minutes per game last season.
INJURIES: Sharks: Markus Nutivaara: out (lower body), Alexander Barabanov: out (lower body), Nikolai Knyzhov: out (achilles).
Blackhawks: Alex Vlasic: day to day (undisclosed), Jason Dickinson: out (not injury related), Jake McCabe: out (neck), Caleb Jones: out (shoulder), Boris Katchouk: out (ankle).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.