The Colorado Avalanche will go with the same lines and D pairs tonight against the San Jose Sharks as it had in its win Saturday night in Arizona.
Here are the Avalanche lines:
Grubauer in net
NOTEBOOK: Jared Bednar said Cale Makar went back to Denver for treatment on his upper-body injury. Bednar had no further update on his prognosis. He’ll miss the next two games, at minimum. … Matt Calvert will miss another game with his upper-body injury (not a concussion). … The Avs have scored first in 13 of their 18 games so far this season and are 10-2-1 in those games. … Nathan MacKinnon has 22 goals (11 goals, 11 assists) in 20 career games against the Sharks. … The Avs are heavy favorites (-210) to win tonight at SuperBook. … Here is the projected lineup for the Sharks. Martin Jones in goal. …Bednar was asked if Makar’s current upper-body injury is the same as the last one, and he said he didn’t know. He said he didn’t know what his injury was last time. … The Avs will have 17 games in the next 31 days. … Joonas Donskoi on the heavy schedule of late: “We’re ready to go. We had a good off-season. We’re ready for it.” … The game is on Altitude 2, as the Nuggets are playing tonight as well. … I’ve asked people at Altitude recently if there has been any progress toward a new deal with Comcast, and have been told no. … Sharks defenseman, former Norris Trophy winner Erik Karlsson, returned Saturday from injury.