NHL Preview from The Sports Network |
Saturday, November 19th
(All times eastern)
Phoenix Coyotes (9-10-2) at San Jose Sharks (8-8-2), 10:30 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The San Jose Sharks try to halt a four-game losing streak
tonight when they host the Phoenix Coyotes at HP Pavilion.
The Sharks dropped a 3-1 decision in Vancouver on Wednesday. Ed Jovanovski
scored the go-ahead power play goal with 9:45 left and Dan Cloutier made 25
Marcel Goc scored San Jose's only goal and Evgeni Nabokov stopped 21-of-24
shots for the Sharks.
Special teams burned the Sharks, who finished 0-for-8 on the power play. In
addition, they allowed two power-play goals and a shorthanded marker en route
to the loss.
Tonight's game caps a three-game homestand for San Jose, which is 4-2-1 at the
The Coyotes played Wednesday night at Glendale Arena and were handed a 3-1
setback by the Colorado Avalanche. Marek Svatos netted a pair of goals and Rob
Blake tallied his 600th career NHL point with a goal to lead the Avs.
Mike Johnson scored the Coyotes' only goal and Curtis Joseph stopped 30-of-33
shots for Phoenix, which lost for the second time in its last three games.
The Coyotes are just 4-6-1 on the road this season.
San Jose has won two straight and four of the last five meetings with the
The road team is 4-1-2 in the last seven clashes.
11/19 10:32:00 ET