The San Jose Sharks are back at home, continuing in their stretch of California rivalry games.
The Anaheim Ducks are in town for a rare single game, between home two-game series against the Arizona Coyotes and Colorado Avalanche. They’re currently on a three-game losing streak, with their last win coming in overtime against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, March 28.
Adding to their issues are recent injuries to forward Ryan Getzlaf and Troy Terry, who are both listed as day-to-day. With five other lineup regulars on injured reserve, the Ducks are far from their best. They’ve also reassigned rookie Trevor Zegras to the AHL, where they’ll be transitioning him to the center position.
Speaking of injuries, Marc-Edouard Vlasic is out for the Sharks tonight with an upper-body injury. Christian Jaros will make his debut with the Sharks, after being acquired from the Ottawa Senators in late January.
Here’s everything you need to know to tune in:
SAN JOSE SHARKS
Evander Kane — Logan Couture — Kevin Labanc
Rudolfs Balcers — Tomas Hertl — Timo Meier
Ryan Donato — Dylan Gambrell — John Leonard
Jeffrey Viel — Patrick Marleau — Marcus Sorensen
Mario Ferraro — Brent Burns
Nikolai Knyzhov — Erik Karlsson
Radim Simek — Christian Jaros
Expected Scratches: Antti Suomela, Kurtis Gabriel
Injured Reserve: Matt Nieto (lower body), Marc-Edouard Vlasic (upper body)
Danton Heinen — Adam Henrique — Jakob Silfverberg
Max Comtois — Isac Lundestrom — Alexander Volkov
Andrew Agozzino — Sam Carrick — Max Jones
Nicolas Deslauriers — Derek Grant — David Backes
Cam Fowler — Jani Hakanpaa
Jamie Drysdale — Josh Manson
Ben Hutton — Kevin Shattenkirk
Expected Scratches: Jacob Larsson
Injured Reserve: Hampus Lindholm (wrist), Sonny Milano (upper body), Rickard Rakell (upper body), Carter Rowney (knee), Sam Steel (upper body), Ryan Getzlaf (upper body), Troy Terry (upper body)
How to Watch
Puck drop is at 7:30 p.m. PT/10:30 p.m. ET at SAP Center in San Jose, California. Tonight’s game will be broadcast regionally on Bally Sports West and NBC Sports California Plus, as well as available to stream through NHL.tv (blackout restrictions apply) or ESPN+.
Follow along in the comments for live updates and reactions throughout the game!