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Sharks at Ducks: Lines, how to watch & open thread

All of the information for game no. 40.

San Jose Sharks Defenseman Matt Benning (5) and Anaheim Ducks Left Wing Adam Henrique (14) fight for position near Sharks Goalie Eetu Makiniemi (32) during an NHL hockey game played on December 9, 2022 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA. Photo by John Cordes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

San Jose Sharks

STATS

Record: 12-20-7
Streak: W1
Goals Leader: Timo Meier (21 G, 17 A)
Assists Leader: Erik Karlsson (13 G, 40 A)
Power Play: 21.6%
Penalty Kill: 84.1%
Goals For/60: 3.01
Goals Against/60: 3.59
Shots For/60: 29.10
Shots Against/60: 29.85

LINES

Timo Meier — Logan Couture — Alexander Barabanov
Matt Nieto — Tomas Hertl — Kevin Labanc
Nick Bonino — Nico Sturm — Evgeny Svechnikov
Jonah Gadjovich — Steven Lorentz — Oskar Lindblom

Jaycob Megna — Erik Karlsson
Marc-Edouard Vlasic — Matt Benning
Scott Harrington — Mario Ferraro

Kaapo Kahkonen
James Reimer

Expected Scratches: Noah Gregor, Nick Cicek

Injured Reserve: Nikolai Knyzhov (Achilles), Markus Nutivaara (lower body), Radim Simek (upper body)

Anaheim Ducks

STATS

Record: 11-24-4
Streak: W1
Goals Leader: Troy Terry (12 G, 20 A)
Assists Leader: Troy Terry (12 G, 20 A)
Power Play: 16.1%
Penalty Kill: 71.3%
Goals For/60: 2.19
Goals Against/60: 3.93
Shots For/60: 28.46
Shots Against/60: 37.68

LINES

Adam Henrique — Mason McTavish — Troy Terry
Trevor Zegras — Ryan Strome — Frank Vatrano
Max Comtois — Sam Carrick — Jakob Silfverberg
Justin Kirkland — Jayson Megna — Brett Leason

Cam Fowler — Dmitry Kulikov
Simon Benoit — John Klingberg
Urho Vaakanainen — Colton White

Anthony Stolarz
John Gibson

Expected Scratches: None

Injured Reserve: Max Jones (upper body), Jamie Drysdale (shoulder), Isac Lundestrom (finger), Derek Grant (lower body), Kevin Shattenkirk (illness)

How to Watch

Tonight’s game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN+ and Hulu, with a subscription required, as well as on SN1 and TVAS in Canada. The radio call will be streamed through the Sharks Audio Network and Ducks Stream. Puck drop is at 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET at Honda Center in Anaheim, California.

Check back an hour before puck drop to start chatting in the comment section below!