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Sharks vs. Rangers: Lines, gamethread and where to watch

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San Jose hosts New York for the only time this season.

NHL: San Jose Sharks at New York Rangers Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

The Sharks and Rangers play at SAP Center for the only time during the regular season at 7:30 p.m. PT as San Jose tries to end a six-game losing streak. Team Teal must do so without Logan Couture in the lineup, as the forward will miss an undisclosed amount of time with a face injury after taking a puck to the jaw against the Nashville Predators on Saturday.

Where to watch / listen in San Jose

CSN-California / KFOX 98.5


San Jose recalled Kevin Labanc prior to the game and it appears he’ll get a chance to play over Marcus Sorensen. Head coach Pete DeBoer cautioned the lines won’t be finalized until game time, so today’s projected lines, from Friend of the Blog Kevin Kurz, are not official.

Martin Jones will get the start in net, as will Henrik Lundqvist for the Rangers. Marcus had a great piece on Lundqvist (and Joe Thornton) you should check out if you haven’t already.

Projected Sharks Lines

Jannik Hansen – Joe Thornton – Joe Pavelski

Melker Karlsson – Patrick Marleau – Mikkel Boedker

Kevin Labanc – Tomas Hertl – Joel Ward

Timo Meier – Chris Tierney – Joonas Donskoi

Paul Martin – Brent Burns

Marc-Edouard Vlasic – Justin Braun

Brenden Dillon – David Schlemko

Martin Jones

Aaron Dell

Projected Rangers Lines

Chris Kreider – Derek Stepan – Mats Zuccarello

Jimmy Vesey – Mika Zibanejad – Rick Nash

Michael Grabner – Kevin Hayes – Jesper Fast

Matt Puempel – Oscar Lindberg – J.T. Miller

Ryan McDonagh – Dan Girardi

Marc Staal – Brady Skjei

Brendan Smith – Nick Holden

Henrik Lundqvist

Antti Raanta