Maple Leafs bring 4-game win streak into matchup against Sharks

San Jose Sharks (6-9-3, seventh in Pacific Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (9-5-3, second in Atlantic Division)

Toronto; Wednesday, 7 PM EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL Line: Maple Leafs -310, Sharks +250; more/less is 6

Bottom line: The Toronto Maple Leafs will look to extend their four-game winning streak with a win against the San Jose Sharks.

Toronto has a 7–2–3 record at home and a 9–5–3 record overall. The Maple Leafs have allowed 46 goals while scoring 50 for a +4 scoring differential.

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San Jose is 6-5-0 on the road and 6-9-3 overall. The Sharks have a 3–5–1 record in one-goal games.

The teams play matches on a Wednesday for the fourth time this season. The Sharks won the previous meeting 4–3 in overtime. Tomas Hertl scored two goals in the win.

Top Performance: Auston Matthews scored 11 goals with 15 assists for the Maple Leafs. William Nylander has eight goals and four assists in his last 10 games.

Erik Karlsson has 11 goals and 21 assists for the Sharks. Logan Couture has scored eight goals with five assists in his last 10 games.

Last 10 games: Maple Leafs: 7-1-2, averaging 3.3 goals, 6.1 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while allowing 2.2 goals per game.

Sharks: 5-4-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.4 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game.

Injuries: Maple Leafs: Ilya Samsonov: out (knee), Joseph Woll: out (shoulder), Kyle Clifford: out (shoulder), Carl Dahlstrom: out (shoulder), Morgan Reilly: out (knee), TJ Brodie: out ( oblique), Jake Muzzin: out (neck), Jordi Benn: out (upper body).

SHARKS: Marcus Nutivara: out (lower-body), Nico Sturm: out (upper-body), Nikolai Knyazov: out (Achilles), James Reimer: out (lower-body).


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