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Sharks at Rangers: Lines, gamethread, and where to watch

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SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 12: Timo Meier #28 of the San Jose Sharks in action against the New York Rangers at SAP Center on December 12, 2019 in San Jose, California. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The San Jose Sharks continue on the road tonight, taking on the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden in their second of four road games. With a disappointing loss to the New Jersey Devils on Thursday, the Sharks face another battle coming into New York, as the Rangers are on a bit of a hot streak, winning seven of their last eight games. However, they are on the second half of a back-to-back, winning 5-2 over the Carolina Hurricanes last night.

Evander Kane will make his return to the Sharks’ lineup after completing his three-game suspension. Though Logan Couture is on this road trip, he is still not making his return to the ice. The Sharks started Martin Jones against the Devils — Aaron Dell will get the call tonight.

Lines

SHARKS

Expected Scratches: Nicolas Meloche, Antti Suomela

Injured Reserve: Logan Couture (fractured ankle), Tomas Hertl (knee), Dalton Prout (concussion), Erik Karlsson (broken thumb), Melker Karlsson (lower body)

RANGERS (via NHL.com)

Chris KreiderMika ZibanejadPavel Buchnevich
Artemi PanarinRyan StromeJesper Fast
Phillip Di GiuseppeFilip ChytilKaapo Kakko
Brendan LemieuxBrett HowdenJulien Gauthier

Brady SkjeiJacob Trouba
Tony DeAngeloMarc Staal
Ryan LindgrenAdam Fox

Henrik Lundqvist
Igor Shesterkin

Expected Scratches: Alexandar Georgiev, Brendan Smith, Greg McKegg

Injured Reserve: Micheal Haley (core muscle)

Where to Watch

Puck drop from Madison Square Garden is at 4 PT/7 ET. Tonight’s broadcast will be available on NBC Sports California in the Bay Area and on MSG in the opponents’ market, as well as nationally on NHL Network. Streaming will be available on NHLtv.

Note that there will not be a radio call on 98.5 KFOX tonight. Instead, the Sharks will be hosting an interactive audio broadcast on the Sharks + SAP Center app.