Chicago takes on San Jose, looks for 5th straight home win

Posted11/27/2021 7:00 AM

San Jose Sharks (10-9-1, fifth in the Pacific) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (7-11-2, seventh in the Central)

Chicago; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST


FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blackhawks -117, Sharks -103; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Chicago hosts San Jose aiming to extend its four-game home winning streak.

The Blackhawks are 5-6-0 in conference matchups. Chicago is the last team in the Western Conference averaging only 4.0 assists per game. Seth Jones leads the team with 15 total assists.

The Sharks are 4-5-0 in Western Conference play. San Jose averages 9.1 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the Western Conference. Jake Middleton leads the team serving 33 total minutes.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Alex DeBrincat leads the Blackhawks with 12 goals, adding three assists and totaling 15 points. Jones has 9 points over the last 10 games for Chicago.

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Tomas Hertl leads the Sharks with eight goals and has 13 points. Timo Meier has five assists over the last 10 games for San Jose.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 6-4-0, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.9 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .922 save percentage.

Sharks: 4-5-1, averaging 2.3 goals, four assists, four penalties and 9.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .913 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blackhawks: None listed.

Sharks: Jonathan Dahlen: day to day (upper body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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