National Hockey League
Preview
Minnesota at San Jose
When: 10:30 PM ET, Thursday, December 9, 2021
Where: SAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, California
Matchup Edge
MIN Edge in: SJ
Offense
Defense
Power Play
Penalty Kill
Face Offs
Discipline
Goaltending
Quick Hits

Overall Team Offense

  • The San Jose Sharks are ranked 24 on offense, averaging 2.7 goals per game. The Sharks are scoring 19.4% on the power play for a total of 13 power play goals.
  • The Minnesota Wild are ranked 3 on offense, averaging 3.7 goals per game. The Wild are scoring 14.8% on the power play for a total of 12 power play goals.

Home and Away

  • At home the Sharks are averaging 2.7 goals per game, and giving up 3.0 goals against on defense.
  • On the road, the Wild are averaging 3.0 goals per game, and giving up 2.8 goals against on defense.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk Home Away
Minnesota 18-6-0-1 W7 10-2-0-0 8-4-0-1
San Jose 14-11-0-1 W1 6-4-0-1 8-7-0-0
Last Meeting
Minnesota San Jose
Date Away Home S SV PP S SV PP
11/16/21 SJ 4 MIN 1 27 17 0-2 21 26 0-3
Player Stats
Previous Matchup
Total Points Player  
Minnesota J. Brodin 1
San Jose R. Balcers 2
Goals Player  
Minnesota J. Eriksson Ek 1
San Jose M. Ferraro 1
Assists Player  
Minnesota J. Brodin 1
San Jose R. Balcers 2
Saves Player  
Minnesota C. Talbot 17
San Jose J. Reimer 26
Season
Total Points Player  
Minnesota K. Kaprizov 33
San Jose T. Meier 29
Goals Player  
Minnesota R. Hartman 15
San Jose T. Hertl 14
Assists Player  
Minnesota K. Kaprizov 23
San Jose T. Meier 17
Saves Player  
Minnesota C. Talbot 614
San Jose J. Reimer 445
Quickchart Matchup
Minnesota Off vs  San Jose Def
3.72 GF
2.69 GA
33.8 Shots
30.4 Shots
12 PP
8 PK
San Jose Off vs  Minnesota Def
2.73 GF
2.84 GA
28.8 Shots
31.2 Shots
13 PP
16 PK