San Jose visits New Jersey after Meier’s 2-goal game

San Jose Sharks (11-9-1, fifth in the Pacific) vs. New Jersey Devils (9-6-4, fifth in the Metropolitan)

Newark, New Jersey; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORT BOOK LINE: Devils -128, Sharks +107; plus / minus is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: San Jose visits the New Jersey Devils after Timo Meier scored two goals in the Sharks’ 2-0 win over the Blackhawks.

The Devils are 6-3-2 at home. New Jersey is 10th in the Eastern Conference with an average of 4.8 assists per game, led by Jesper Bratt with 0.6.

The Sharks are 6-5-0 away from home. San Jose averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-highest in the Western Conference. Jake Middleton leads the team with 33 minutes in total.

When they last met on November 6, New Jersey won 3-2.

BEST PERFORMERS: Bratt leads the Devils with 12 assists and 17 points this season. Andreas Johnsson has 10 points in the last 10 games for New Jersey.

Meier leads the Sharks with nine goals and 20 points. Logan Couture has three goals and five assists in the last 10 games for San Jose.

LAST 10 GAMES: Devils: 5-3-2, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while allowing 2.6 goals per game with a d percentage ‘stops of 0.924.

Sharks: 5-5-0, averaging 2.3 goals, 3.9 assists, 3.8 penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while allowing 2.5 goals per game with a save percentage of. 919.

INJURIES: Devils: None listed.

Sharks: None listed.


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

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