Minnesota (7-2-1) at San Jose (10-2-0), 10:30 p.m. EST
SAN JOSE, California (Ticker) — The red-hot San Jose Sharks
look to remain unbeaten at home and extend their winning streak
to five games when they host the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.
San Jose, which is opening up a three-game homestand, is a
perfect 6-0 at the HP Pavilion this season.
Milan Michalek and Devin Setoguchi each scored two goals in the
Sharks’ 5-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.
Setoguchi leads San Jose with seven tallies this season.
Although Minnesota is tied for the lead in the Northwest
Division, the Sharks have defeated the Wild seven straight
times. Two of those victories last season came beyond
The Wild, who began the season 6-0-1, snapped a two-game skid
with a 3-2 triumph at the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday.
Eric Belanger scored the game-winner at the 10:35 mark of the
third period and Mikko Koivu also tallied for Minnesota.
Koivu leads the Wild with 12 assists and 14 points this season.