VANCOUVER, British Columbia (CBS/AP) — Patrick Marleau scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Martin Jones made 35 saves, helping the San Jose Sharks beat the undermanned Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Saturday night.
Tomas Hertl, Mikkel Boedker and Logan Couture had the other goals for San Jose. Chris Tierney added two assists.READ MORE: Sharks' Star Evander Kane Denies Game-Fixing Allegations From Wife; 'I Have Never Gambled/Bet On Hockey'
Daniel Sedin scored for Vancouver, which got 22 stops from Ryan Miller.READ MORE: Pedestrian Fatally Struck In San Jose Hit-And-Run; 14th Pedestrian Death This Year
The Canucks were without five players because of the mumps, or symptoms associated with the highly contagious virus. Troy Stecher is the only confirmed case, but fellow defensemen Chris Tanev and Nikita Tryamkin, along with forwards Mike Chaput and Markus Granlund, have all shown symptoms.MORE NEWS: Family, Neighbors Stunned By San Francisco Teenage Girl's Murder; 'It Breaks My Heart'
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