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.
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.
Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Brent Burns scored for San Jose, which has lost three straight since a season-opening win.
Joe Thornton had a goal and an assist to give him 999 career points and help the San Jose Sharks clinch their fourth straight Pacific Division title with a 6-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings.
Antti Niemi made 29 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and Patrick Marleau scored twice to help the San Jose Sharks clinch a playoff spot.