San Jose, California; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Jose hosts Florida aiming to extend its four-game home winning streak.
The Sharks are 23-5-5 at home. San Jose ranks second in the NHL averaging 6.3 assists per game, led by Brent Burns with 0.9.
The Panthers are 12-15-6 on the road. Florida has converted on 27.1 percent of power-play opportunities, scoring 64 power-play goals. In their last meeting on Jan. 21, Florida won 6-2.
LAST 10 GAMES: Panthers: 4-2-4, averaging four goals, 7.2 assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .908 save percentage.
Sharks: 8-2-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.7 assists, 3.4 penalties and 11.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .911 save percentage.