Photo: flickr vaguelyserious Writer: Jimmy Gold
On Saturday in the NHL, we've got a match-up between the Colorado Avalanche and the San Jose Sharks. The San Jose Sharks are coming off a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday. Ryan Carpenter scored in the second period. Logan Couture scored in the third period. Logan Couture has been an effective player with 15 goals and 13 assists this season. Kevin Labanc had an assist.
Martin Jones will man the pipes for the San Jose Sharks in this one. In Jones's latest appearance, he faced 24 shots and allowed 2 goals. Martin Jones posted a 12-6-0 record and 0.92 SV% when playing at home last season.
It looks like Spencer Martin will get the call in this one.
The San Jose Sharks have been top-shelf at home, posting a 16-6-1 record. The Colorado Avalanche have been not good when playing on the road with a 8-13-0 record. The San Jose Sharks have gone 3-4 when playing Western-Central opponents this season. The Colorado Avalanche have gone 5-13 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. The San Jose Sharks have been middle-of-the-road when playing against a team with a record above .500, posting 8 wins and 9 losses.
Take the Aves as a major underdog.
Game Time: 10:35 PM ET
Colorado Avalanche 264