Antoine Vermette scored in the opening minute and then got the game winner in the shootout to lift the Coyotes to a 3-2 victory over the Sharks on Saturday night.
Tomas Hertl scored his first two NHL goals and the San Jose Sharks beat the Phoenix Coyotes 4-1 on Saturday night.
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.
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.
“There’s a sense of relief, but it can’t be a sense of relaxation,” San Jose coach Todd McLellan said. “When we came in we immediately looked at what happened tonight around the league, and there’s still a chance for home ice. It would be a nice thing to have.”
The Coyotes host the Sharks in a battle of Western Conference playoff hopefuls Monday night.
The San Jose Sharks added some toughness and defensive depth at the trade deadline Wednesday by dealing draft picks to acquire forward Raffi Torres from Phoenix and defenseman Scott Hannan from Nashville.
Mike Smith made 33 saves through overtime and then turned aside two more shots in the shootout to carry the Phoenix Coyotes to a 1-0 win over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday.
Patrick Marleau and Joe Thornton were among the league leaders in points not too long ago, but their production has dried up as have the wins for the San Jose Sharks.
SAN JOSE (KCBS) – The San Jose Sharks on Thursday will play their first home game since the National Hockey League lockout ended. Bars and restaurants have been gearing up for the wave of teal […]