Gourde was suspended two games for an illegal check to the head. He will be eligible to return on March 30 against the Capitals.
%W 0.52% | Streak 1
L10: W6 L4 P0
Put this line in the “too good to be true” category, the Tampa Bay
Lightning, who are clearly the class of the NHL this season and are
currently on a mind blowing 18-2 winning run currently are only slight
favorites (-109) on the road tonight against the San Jose Sharks.
San Jose Trends
- TrendOver is 5-0-1 in Sharks last 6 games as an underdog of +110 to +150.Hit %100.00% (6)O/U5|0Push1W/L
- TrendOver is 5-0 in Sharks last 5 games as an underdog of +151 to +200.Hit %100.00% (5)O/U5|0Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 4-1-1 in Sharks last 6 games as a favorite of -151 to -200.Hit %80.00% (6)O/U4|1Push1W/L
- TrendOver is 4-0 in Sharks last 4 games as a home favorite of -110 to -150.Hit %100.00% (4)O/U4|0Push0W/L
Tampa Bay Trends
- TrendOver is 5-2 in Lightning last 7 games as a road underdog of +201 or greater.Hit %71.40% (7)O/U5|2Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 13-3 in Lightning last 16 games as a road favorite of -151 to -200.Hit %81.20% (16)O/U13|3Push0W/L
- TrendUnder is 3-1-1 in Lightning last 5 games as an underdog of +110 to +150.Hit %75.00% (5)O/U5|0Push1W/L
- TrendOver is 5-2 in Lightning last 7 games as an underdog of +201 or greater.Hit %71.40% (7)O/U5|2Push0W/L
Tampa Bay Lightning last injuries
Stralman has been out of commission due to a lower-body injury and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Girardi is sidelined due to a lower-body injury and it is unknown when he will draw back into the lineup.
Erne missed the last game with an upper-body injury but is expected to get back on the ice against the Maple Leafs on Monday.
San Jose Sharks last injuries
Tierney was absent from the lineup during the previous game due to flu bug but it is expected he will suit up Saturday against the Oilers.
Couture missed the last game with an illness and it is uncertain if he will face the Ducks on Friday.
Simek suffered damage to the ACL and MCL in his right knee and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Kane has been out of commission due to a mid-body injury, as well as dealing with a personal matter. He is expected to be back in the lineup for Saturday's game versus the Predators.