Joe Pavelski scored a minute into the game to start a three-goal first period spree, Antti Niemi earned his second shutout of the season and the San Jose Sharks swept a home-and-home against first-place Anaheim.
Logan Couture scored twice in regulation and added a shootout goal, and Dan Boyle netted the tiebreaker winner in the San Jose Sharks’ 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.
Joe Pavelski, Tommy Wingels and Michal Handzus scored for the Sharks, who have lost three straight games following a franchise-record seven-game winning streak to open the season. Antti Niemi made 26 saves.
The San Jose Sharks have re-signed defenseman Justin Braun and forwards Tommy Wingels and Andrew Desjardins.
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.