Sharks (42-22-7, 19-12-3 away) vs. Dallas (37-23-11, 18-12-6 home), 5:30 p.m., American Airlines Center, CSNCA, 98.5 KFOX
The Sharks are 54-49-5-13 all-time vs. Dallas and are 1-0 against the Stars this season. In their last meeting on March 12, Joe Pavelski had two goals and Logan Couture had two assists as the Sharks rebounded from an uneven start to post a 5-1 win. Aaron Dell finished with 29 saves or what was then his fourth straight victory. The Sharks enter Monday with a four-point lead in the Pacific Division.
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Sharks notes: Dell will start again for the Sharks against the Stars. On Thursday against St. Louis, Dell stopped 32 of 35 shots in what became a 4-1 loss to the Blues. David Schlemko is expected to play after he missed eight games with a lower body injury. Dylan DeMelo is expected to be a scratch. Jannik Hansen has an upper body injury and was described as doubtful for Monday’s game by coach Pete DeBoer after the morning skate. Hansen was hurt in the third period of Saturday’s game against Anaheim. If Hansen can’t go, look for DeBoer to mix up his lines a bit, with Tomas Hertl going on the top line and Chris Tierney sliding into the third line center position. Danny O’Regan would become the Sharks’ fourth line center. Timo Meier could also see action Monday. His last NHL game was Feb. 15.
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Source:: East Bay – Sports