San Jose
Sharks
Stadium SAP Center at San Jose
29-36-5 Overall | 11-11-1 PACIFIC 8th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Sharks182226 17.46%
Schedule
Regular season
Tue  3/3
vs
Maple Leafs
W5-2
Thu  3/5
vs
Wild
L2-3
Sat  3/7
vs
Senators
L / OT1-2
Sun  3/8
vs
Avalanche
L3-4
Wed  3/11
@
Blackhawks
L2-6
Fri  3/13
@
Blues
POSTPONED
Sat  3/14
@
Stars
POSTPONED
Tue  3/17
@
Avalanche
POSTPONED
Thu  3/19
vs
Canadiens
POSTPONED
Sat  3/21
vs
Bruins
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

The Sharks are off the betting board and have no odds to win the Stanley Cup. They are projected to finish with 75 points and come in under their pre-season futures line of 94.5. In simulations, they have been eliminated from playoff contention. They were a -200 'favorite' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 51.3% at 5/1, 16.7%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #13 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 32.4-36.6. They are coming up short of expectations at 29-35-5. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (978 units). They are not good on puck lines (33-36) for a -466 loss. Their under-over record is 38-28 with 3 pushes. Based on computer simulations they only have a 45% chance to beat the Blackhawks in their next game. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is slightly better than it should be. Their average goal differential is -0.64 which ranks #29 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #28. They are the #29 ranked team in goal differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #28 ranked team among home teams. Based on goal differential, they are trending up. Their average goal differential in their past 7 games is +0.29 (#12 over this stretch).

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Martin Jones who is projected to be the #28 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
45 Bergmann, Lean LW6-220510/04/1998No College
88 Burns, Brent D6-523003/09/1985No College
39 Couture, Logan C6-120003/28/1989No College
21 Davidson, Brandon D6-220808/21/1991No College
30 Dell, Aaron G6-020505/04/1989No College
38 Ferraro, Mario D5-1118509/17/1998No College
7 Gambrell, Dylan RW6-018508/26/1996No College
73 Gregor, Noah RW6-018507/28/1998No College
72 Heed, Tim D5-1118001/27/1991No College
31 Jones, Martin G6-419001/10/1990No College
9 Kane, Evander LW6-221008/02/1991No College
68 Karlsson, Melker LW6-018007/18/1990No College
46 Kellman, Joel C5-1119205/25/1994No College
62 Labanc, Kevin RW5-1118512/12/1995No College
28 Meier, Timo LW6-021010/08/1996No College
67 Middleton, Jacob D6-321001/02/1996No College
11 Noesen, Stefan RW6-120502/12/1993No College
51 Simek, Radim D5-1120009/20/1992No College
20 Sorensen, Marcus LW5-1117504/07/1992No College
40 Suomela, Antti C6-018003/17/1994No College
19 Thornton, Joe C6-422007/02/1979No College
70 True, Alexander C6-520007/17/1997No College
44 Vlasic, Marc-Edouard D6-120503/30/1987No College