Matt Nieto returned to the lineup and scored the game-winning goal at 6:20 of the third period and the Sharks defeated the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Sunday.
Sharks rookie Matt Nieto scored twice in the first period for his first career multigoal game, but that lead was erased in a flash early in the third period when Antti Niemi was sent to the bench as San Jose lost for the fourth time in five games.
The Sharks snapped a 3-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Saturday night.
The San Jose Sharks to their 6th straight win, 3-2 over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
The San Jose Sharks may be next in line to host an outdoor pro hockey game in the Bay Area as soon as next year
Joe Pavelski scored two goals to move into a tie for the second most in the NHL this season and the Sharks beat the Flames 3-2 on Monday night.
General manager Doug Wilson said Tuesday that Couture has been playing with the injury for several weeks and decided to have surgery when it did not respond as hoped.
Logan Couture and Joe Pavelski scored in a shootout, and the Sharks beat the Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday night for their first victory in Chicago in three years.
The Ducks beat the San Jose Sharks 6-3 Tuesday night, closing the best December in club history with their 11th victory in 12 games.
The San Jose Sharks broke Anaheim’s 10-game winning streak by beating the Ducks 3-1 on Sunday night.