San Jose, California; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The San Jose Sharks host the Vancouver Canucks after the Canucks took down the Montreal Canadiens 7-6 in overtime.
San Jose has a 1-3-3 record in Pacific Division play and an 8-16-4 record overall. The Sharks have a 5-8-1 record in games their opponents commit fewer penalties.
Vancouver is 5-2-0 against the Pacific Division and 10-12-3 overall. The Canucks have a -10 scoring differential, with 84 total goals scored and 94 allowed.
The teams meet Wednesday for the fifth time this season. The Canucks won the last matchup 4-3 in overtime. Ilya Mikheyev scored two goals in the win.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 2-7-1, averaging three goals, 5.6 assists, 3.7 penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.
Canucks: 7-3-0, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.6 assists, 2.9 penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.