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

LINE: Devils -128, Sharks +107; over/under is 5.5

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

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

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

In their last meeting on Nov. 6, New Jersey won 3-2.

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

Meier leads the Sharks with nine goals and has 20 points. Logan Couture has three goals and five assists over 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 giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .924 save percentage.

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

INJURIES: Devils: None listed.

Sharks: None listed.


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