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.
Backup goalie Alex Stalock made 30 saves, and San Jose lost consecutive games in regulation for the first time this season.
Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture scored for the Sharks, who finished the first month of the season 10-1-2 and set a franchise record for wins in October.
Antti Niemi made 25 saves and Matt Pelech’s first NHL goal stood up as the winner and the San Jose Sharks stayed perfect on the season by topping the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday.
Tomas Hertl scored four goals, Matthew Nieto had his first NHL goal and added two assists and the San Jose Sharks beat the New York Rangers 9-2 on Tuesday night.
Invitations for the 2014 Winter Olympics have now been extended to six San Jose Sharks players, the team announced Tuesday. The 2014 Olympic Winter Games are set for Feb. 7-23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored his first career playoff goal with 11:04 to play for the Sharks, who were doomed by two late penalties after rallying from an early two-goal deficit.
San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic has been fined for slashing Minnesota’s Dany Heatley.
Patrick Marleau and Logan Couture each had two goals and an assist as the San Jose Sharks won their second in a row to start the abbreviated NHL season, defeating the Oilers 6-3 on Tuesday night and ruin Edmonton’s home opener.
Martin St. Louis scored his second goal of the game 4:27 into overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the San Jose Sharks 6-5 on Thursday night.