Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored a power-play goal late in the third period and the Phoenix Coyotes closed out their preseason schedule with a 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.
San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres has undergone surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee.
“The fact that they played that way, that they executed, had some success with it, should be rewarding,” San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan said. “They should be embracing the opportunity to do it again.”
Rookie center Tomas Hertl scored twice and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-0 in a preseason game Tuesday night.
The San Jose Sharks will be without forward Raffi Torres for the start of the season because of an injured right knee.
Logan Couture scored on a power play 3:28 into overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night.
Ben Lovejoy scored 2:48 into overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night. Lovejoy fired a shot between goalie Antti Niemi’s legs as the Ducks earned their third preseason win.
The San Jose Sharks opened training camp looking to play like the fast, aggressive team that had a strong playoff run last season rather than the plodding one that struggled for much of the lockout-shortened campaign.
The San Jose Sharks announced Wednesday that the team re-signed defenseman Nick Petrecki to a one-year contract.
San Francisco cornerback Tarell Brown said Tuesday that his new agent, Joel Segal, is in talks with the 49ers about compensation for a portion of the $2 million escalator Brown inadvertently voided in his contract by not participating in the team’s voluntary offseason program.