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Maple Leafs bring 4-game win streak into matchup against the Sharks

San Jose Sharks (6-9-3, seventh in the Pacific Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (9-5-3, second in the Atlantic Division)

Toronto; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Maple Leafs -310, Sharks +250; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Maple Leafs will attempt to prolong a four-game win streak with a victory against the San Jose Sharks.

Toronto has a 7-2-3 record at home and a 9-5-3 record overall. The Maple Leafs have conceded 46 goals while scoring 50 for a +4 scoring differential.

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San Jose is 6-5-0 on the road and 6-9-3 overall. The Sharks have a 3-5-1 record in one-goal games.

The teams match up Wednesday for the fourth time this season. The Sharks won the last meeting 4-3 in overtime. Tomas Hertl scored two goals in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Auston Matthews has scored 11 goals with 15 assists for the Maple Leafs. William Nylander has eight goals and four assists over the past 10 games.

Erik Karlsson has 11 goals and 21 assists for the Sharks. Logan Couture has scored eight goals with five assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 7-1-2, averaging 3.3 goals, 6.1 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.

Sharks: 5-4-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.4 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

INJURIES: Maple Leafs: Ilya Samsonov: out (knee), Joseph Woll: out (shoulder), Kyle Clifford: out (shoulder), Carl Dahlstrom: out (shoulder), Morgan Rielly: out (knee), T.J. Brodie: out (oblique), Jake Muzzin: out (neck), Jordie Benn: out (upper body).

Sharks: Markus Nutivaara: out (lower body), Nico Sturm: out (upper-body), Nikolai Knyzhov: out (achilles), James Reimer: out (lower-body).


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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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