DEVILS (10-12-6) at SHARKS (15-11-5)
10:30 p.m. ET; SN, NBCSCA, MSG+, NHL.TV
The San Jose Sharks will go for their fourth win in five games when they play the New Jersey Devils at SAP Center on Monday.
Goalie Martin Jones will start for San Jose, which is 3-1-0 in its past four games after a four-game losing streak (0-3-1).
The Devils are 1-3-3 in their past seven games, including a 6-5 shootout loss to the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Sunday. New Jersey has allowed at least four goals in seven of its past eight games.
Players to watch
Devils forward Taylor Hall has 12 points (three goals, nine assists) in his past nine games and is one goal shy of 200 in the NHL.
Sharks center Logan Couture has five points (two goals, three assists) during a four-game point streak, and has 13 points (four goals, nine assists) in his past 11 games.
They said it
“We battled and got the point. In OT we had a couple good looks. It’s a shootout loss, but I guess there’s some good things you take out of it.” — Devils forward Kyle Palmieri after the loss to the Ducks
“I think we just want to keep building our game. We’ve won three of four and we still have things we’ve got to work out, but we’re finding ways to get points.” — Sharks coach Peter DeBoer
Devils projected lineup
Taylor Hall — Nico Hischier — Kyle Palmieri
Marcus Johansson — Pavel Zacha — Jesper Bratt
Miles Wood — Travis Zajac — Blake Coleman
Brian Boyle — Brett Seney — Stefan Noesen
Andy Greene — Damon Severson
Will Butcher — Sami Vatanen
Egor Yakovlev — Ben Lovejoy
Scratched: Drew Stafford, Mirco Mueller, Steven Santini
Injured: Joey Anderson (ankle)
Sharks projected lineup
Evander Kane — Joe Pavelski — Joonas Donskoi
Tomas Hertl — Logan Couture — Timo Meier
Marcus Sorensen — Joe Thornton — Kevin Labanc
Lukas Radil — Barclay Goodrow — Melker Karlsson
Radim Simek — Brent Burns
Brenden Dillon — Erik Karlsson
Marc-Edouard Vlasic — Justin Braun
Scratched: Tim Heed, Joakim Ryan, Antti Suomela
The Devils didn’t have a morning skate. … Thornton didn’t practice Monday but will play.
Palmieri has two goals in each of his past two games. … Thornton needs two assists to tie Marcel Dionne (1,040) for 10th place on the NHL all-time list. … Pavelski has eight points (six goals, two assists) in his past seven games.