San Jose, California; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: San Jose hosts Chicago looking to end its three-game home skid.
The Sharks are 2-6-0 in conference games. San Jose serves 13.1 penalty minutes per game, the most in the NHL. Barclay Goodrow leads the team serving 35 total minutes.
The Blackhawks are 0-1-1 against opponents from the Central Division. Chicago has given up nine power-play goals, killing 79.1% of opponent opportunities.
In their last meeting on Oct. 10, San Jose won 5-4. Patrick Marleau scored two goals for the Sharks.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 4-4-2, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.7 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .928 save percentage.
Sharks: 3-6-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.7 assists, five penalties and 12.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .892 save percentage.
Sharks Injuries: Dylan Gambrell: out (upper-body).
Blackhawks Injuries: None listed.
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