Minnesota wins the matchup against San Jose

San Jose Sharks (18-21-4, sixth in the West Division) versus Minnesota Wild (26-13-3, third in the West Division)

St. Paul, Minnesota; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Wild -189, Sharks +156; over / under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota welcomes San Jose to extend its three-game home winning streak.

The Wild have gone 26-13-3 against division opponents. Minnesota averages 10.0 penalty minutes per game, the second highest in the league. Carson Soucy leads the team that serves a total of 45 minutes.

The Sharks are 18-21-4 against the rest of their division. San Jose averaged 9.7 penalty minutes per game, the third highest in the league. Kurtis Gabriel leads the team and serves a total of 55 minutes.

The teams meet for the second game in a row.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kirill Kaprizov leads the wild with 16 goals and has 35 points. Kevin Fiala has 11 points in the last 10 games for Minnesota.

Evander Kane leads the Haie with 17 goals and has 36 points. Tomas Hertl has 7 points in the last 10 games for San Jose.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Wild: 5-3-2, average 3.2 goals, 5.4 assists, 4.4 penalties and 11.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with a saving of 0.898 percent.

Haie: 5-5-0, an average of 2.4 goals, 4.2 assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes, while 2.8 goals per game are possible with a saving of 0.900 percent.

INJURIES: Wild: Nick Bjugstad: Day after Day (upper body).

Haie: Matt Nieto: out (lower body).

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