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San Jose Sharks vs. Arizona Coyotes NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 3/30/2022

The San Jose Sharks takes on the Arizona Coyotes on 3/30/2022 at 09:00 PM.

San Jose Sharks and Arizona Coyotes face off today. The San Jose Sharks has a record of 29.0-28.0 this season. The Arizona Coyotes is 20.0-41.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

San Jose Sharks Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.6 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.4 shots per game in power play situations per game against them, which is among the lowest in the NHL. Opponents force San Jose Sharks into 2.6 penalty kill situations per game, which puts them among the best in the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 84.8%, which is above average.

Opponents take 31.9 shots per game regardless of situation and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

San Jose Sharks Team Offense Preview

They score 2.1 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.5 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.8 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 18.89% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 29.0 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

Arizona Coyotes Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.7 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.8 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this needs to be brought down. Opponents force Arizona Coyotes into 3.1 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 73.53%, which is among the worst in the NHL.

Opponents take 35.5 shots per game regardless of situation. They are playing with fire allowing this many shots and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Arizona Coyotes Team Offense Preview




They score 2.1 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.3 goals per game in power play situations, the power play is a problem and they are among the worst when opponents are shorthanded. Thus far, they have had 2.5 power play opportunities per game this season and that places them among the worst at getting power play opportunities. This means that they score on 13.77% of their shots on the power play, which is pathetic.

They take 25.8 shots per game regardless of situation placing them in the bottom tier of the NHL and they are average in their shot quality.

The San Jose Sharks Roster

The Players to Watch for San Jose Sharks

Brent Burns D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -18.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 36 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 42 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 3.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Tomas Hertl C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 26 goals this season, which is makes him a strong scoring threat and he has 28 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 54 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 14.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Timo Meier RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season. He has scored 30 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 35 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 65 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 11.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Arizona Coyotes Roster

The Players to Watch for Arizona Coyotes

Shayne Gostisbehere D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -13.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 31 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 41 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 7.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Clayton Keller C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 28 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 35 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 63 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 16.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Anton Stralman D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -13.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 5 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 9 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 14 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 6.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

San Jose Sharks vs. Arizona Coyotes Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: San Jose Sharks 3 Arizona Coyotes 2

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