Ryane Clowe scored in his first game back from an injury, and four other San Jose players scored as the Sharks stretched their winning streak to three with a 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars.
Joe Thornton scored twice to get San Jose off to a fast start out of the All-Star break and Antti Niemi posted his 17th career shutout in the Sharks’ 6-0 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.
Joe Thornton scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period of his 500th game with San Jose and the Sharks went on to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Thursday night for their third straight win.
Andrew Cogliano scored the tie breaking goal midway through the second period and Jonas Hiller made 36 saves in helping the Anaheim Ducks end a 13-game winless skid on the road, beating the San Jose Sharks 3-2 Monday night.
Joe Thornton, Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Torrey Mitchell all scored in the second period and helped the San Jose Sharks beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Thursday night.
Patrick Marleau scored once and assisted on San Jose’s other two second-period goals and the Sharks won for the seventh time in nine games, beating the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Monday night.
Joe Thornton scored twice and Antti Niemi made 30 saves in San Jose’s 4-2 win over Detroit on Friday night.
Michal Handzus and Ryane Clowe scored shootout goals and the San Jose Sharks celebrated captain Joe Thornton’s 1,000th NHL game with a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
From separated shoulders, to broken pinkies, sprained ankles, wrenched knees and broken noses, the injury report for the San Jose Sharks is extensive after their Stanley Cup playoff run ended in the Western Conference final for the second straight year.
San Jose Sharks captain Joe Thornton plans to play Game 5 of the Western Conference finals in Vancouver on Tuesday night.