SAN JOSE (AP) — Brent Burns and Chris Tierney each had a goal and an assist, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday for their third win in four games.
Mikkel Boedker and Marcus Sorensen also scored for the Sharks, who improved to 3-0-1 against the Canucks this season. Martin Jones stopped 29 shots.READ MORE: Amazon Web Services Reports Major Outage; Netflix, Venmo, Instacart Among Many Affected Sites
Daniel Sedin scored for the Canucks, who lost their sixth in seven games. Anders Nilsson made 40 stops.
Boedker scored at 8:41 of the first period, picking up a soft rebound from Tierney’s shot.
Burns scored his 10th goal, tops among NHL defensemen, taking a pass from Joakim Ryan and sending a laser shot into the net just under five minutes into the second.
Sorensen scored his first goal since Dec. 23, punching it in with an assist from Justin Braun at 3:06 into the third. Marc-Edouard Vlasic had an assist in his third straight game, getting the second assist on Sorensen’s goal.READ MORE: 'Prolific' San Francisco Retail Theft Suspect Back In Jail After New Arrest
Sedin scored at 6:43, taking a nice pass from Thomas Vanek that gave him clear shot into the net. It was Sedin’s 14th goal, one shy of his total last season.
Tierney made it 4-1 after taking a nice pass from Burns with 7 1/2 minutes remaining.
NOTES: D Tim Heed was recalled from the AHL and joined a makeshift Sharks lineup, allowing Burns to play up front at times. … Sharks C Logan Couture has points in four of his last five games. … Boedker recorded games in consecutive games for the second time this season, and the first since Jan. 15-16. … Sedin has five points against the Sharks this season and 45 in 69 games. He’s recorded points in three straight.
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