San Jose Sharks hit the road against Winnipeg Jets

San Jose Sharks (24-28-4, seventh in the Pacific Division) vs. Winnipeg Jets (29-24-5, fourth in the Central Division)

Winnipeg, Manitoba; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets host the San Jose Sharks.

The Jets are 19-10-4 against conference opponents. Winnipeg has scored 34 power-play goals, converting on 19.3% of chances.

The Sharks are 11-11-1 against opponents from the Pacific Division. San Jose averages 11.1 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the NHL. Evander Kane leads the team serving 106 total minutes.

In their last meeting on Nov. 27, Winnipeg won 5-1. Patrik Laine recorded a team-high 3 points for the Jets.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Connor leads the Jets with 59 points, scoring 28 goals and adding 31 assists. Laine has recorded nine goals and one assist over the last 10 games for Winnipeg.

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Erik Karlsson leads the Sharks with 40 points, scoring six goals and collecting 34 assists. Timo Meier has recorded 8 points over the last 10 games for San Jose.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 4-6-0, averaging 2.3 goals, four assists, 4.3 penalties and 12.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .905 save percentage.

Jets: 4-5-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.3 assists, 4.1 penalties and 11.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .911 save percentage.

INJURIES: Jets: None listed.

Sharks: Tomas Hertl: out for season (lower body).

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

© 2020 The Canadian Press

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