Nicklas Backstrom scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Washington Capitals to their first win in San Jose in more than 20 years, 3-2 over the Sharks on Saturday night.
Brent Burns scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:59 to play to help the San Jose Sharks take sole possession of first place in the Pacific Division for the first time in more than three months by beating the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Thursday night.
It was a big night in Downtown San Jose for a Sharks fan who has been through some tough times. Sam Tageson, 17, was born with a serious heart condition. With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Sharks signed the Martinez native to a one-day contract.
Brandon Pirri scored one goal and set up another in a 17-second span of the second period and Roberto Luongo made 52 saves to help the Florida Panthers snap San Jose’s six-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday night.
The San Jose Sharks beat the New York Rangers 1-0 Sunday for their sixth straight win.
Matt Nieto and Jason Demers scored first-period goals, and the San Jose Sharks made the most of 26 shots against the New York Islanders in a 4-3 victory on Friday night.
Patrick Marleau scored twice and Joe Pavelski had the lone shootout goal in the San Jose Sharks’ 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night.
Joe Pavelski had two goals and an assist and passed the 400-point milestone for his career to lead the San Jose Sharks to their third straight victory, 6-2 over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
Tommy Wingels scored two goals and Antti Niemi shut Montreal out for the second time this season in the Sharks’ 4-0 victory over the Canadiens on Saturday night.
Joe Thornton scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:39 left in regulation to help the San Jose Sharks overcome a two-goal deficit to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 on Thursday night.