Carolina Hurricanes vs San Jose Sharks Prediction, 11/22/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs San Jose Sharks
Date: Monday, November 22, 2021
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Frederik Andersen and the Carolina Hurricanes (13-2-0) go to SAP Center on Monday where they'll meet the San Jose Sharks (8-7-1).
The Hurricanes were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 2-1 win over the Ducks in their last outing. The Corsi for the Hurricanes was sitting at 65 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 48 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 57.5%. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 46.3% and they had a PDO of 103.4 for this one. Carolina tallied 4 penalty mins in this game. The Hurricanes didn't have their best offensive outing in the win. Their Fenwick was 47 and the Fenwick against finished at 36, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 56.6%. They recorded 30 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 27 attempts to win the puck. Moreover, they had 1 power play opportunity but weren't able to notch a goal. For the matchup, they earned a goal on 2 of the 31 shots they tried.
The Hurricanes have had 423 shots tried against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .934. While at even strength, the Hurricanes have allowed the opponent to score 20 goals while notching 38 on the offensive side of the ice. Carolina Hurricanes opponents have tallied 62 power play tries (1st in pro hockey) and have tallied 8 goals in those chances. For the current season, they have recorded 26 points and their points percentage comes in at .867. Carolina has taken 505 shots and holds a shot percentage of 10.1%. With respect to their scoring capabilities, the Carolina Hurricanes have accumulated 51 goals (10th in pro hockey) this season and have conceded 28. Carolina steps onto the ice with 54 power play opportunities and they have notched 13 goals during those advantages, garnering them a rate of 24.07%.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Frederik Andersen. Andersen has participated in 405 contests during his professional hockey career. He has earned a win-loss record of 236-102-48 and he started in 393 games. Opponents have been able to score 1,017 goals against Andersen in his pro career and his goals against rate is 2.62. Andersen has seen 12,111 shots against him and he has 11,094 saves. He has a save percentage of .916 for his 23,303 minutes played. For his professional hockey career, Andersen has accumulated 226 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .575.
Their last time out, San Jose opposed the Blues in an outing where the Sharks ended up taking the loss by a mark of 4-1. They had a PDO at even strength of 95 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 33.3%. They had 1 power play chance in this contest but didn't score a goal. Their Fenwick rate came in at 48.3% by way of having a Fenwick of 42 and the Blues having notched a 45 Fenwick at even strength. The Sharks scored 1 goal of the 27 shots on goal they pursued. San Jose wound up with a 42.5% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game San Jose played and it tells us that they didn't have their best game.
The Sharks have accumulated 35 goals at even strength and 9 goals (20th in professional hockey) while having a power play advantage. San Jose has taken 458 shots (22nd in hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 9.61%, while allowing the opposition 497 shots. For the year, the San Jose Sharks have tallied 44 goals, 17 points, as well as a points percentage of .531. They have a total of 43 power play chances and they have a power play rate of 20.93%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 88.89% on their oppositions 45 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.9%. They have allowed 45 goals to be scored by way of 40 goals at even strength and 5 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the rink you will find James Reimer in net. His opposition is averaging 2.77 goals/game and he has relinquished 989 goals overall. Reimer's rate of quality starts comes out to 51.3% and he has made 184 quality starting assignments in his hockey career. He has been a starter 359 contests and has racked up 21,423 minutes. Reimer holds a lifetime record of 177-134-44 and has been in goal for 394 games. He has racked up 10,475 saves out of the 11,464 shots attempted, giving him a rate of .914.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Jose
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's Expert Expert NHL Picks.