The San Jose Sharks are 29-28-8 overall. The Sharks have 65 points in the Pacific Division. They have 173 goals this season, 28th in the NHL. San Jose is the league’s 18th best defensive team, allowing 3.11 goals per game. The Sharks currently have the eighth-best strength of schedule. They entered this game ranked 23rd in the NHL in opponent-adjusted scoring margin.
The Colorado Avalanche (47-14-6) host the San Jose Sharks. With this score, they lead the Central division. An average of 3.76 goals per game in 67 games for the Avalanche. This places them second in the NHL. Colorado’s defence allows 2.75 goals per game, 7th in the league. The Avalanche have had the 31st most difficult schedule. Colorado is ranked 3rd in the NHL in terms of scoring margin versus opponent quality.
Timo Meier has 65 points in 60 games for the San Jose Sharks. He has 30 goals with an 11.7 percent shooting percentage. The majority of his goals have come on the power play. He has 26 quality starts in 39 games, which is above the league average. He has 79 points from 33 goals and 46 assists. This season, he has scored on 14.7% of his shots. The Avalanche have also benefited from their team’s leading scorer’s excellent play. Colorado has 26 goals in 67 games, an 11.8 percent shooting percentage. His offensive output has earned him a +17 plus-minus rating. Colorado’s best goalie has a 2.37 GAA. He has 28 quality starts in 47 games, which is above the league average.
The San Jose Sharks are -0.48 in scoring differential per game. On the road, they are losing by an average of 0.32 goals. Colorado, on the other hand, scores 1.04 goals per game.
Free Pick : Colorado Avalanche