SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joe Pavelski had a goal and two assists, Martin Jones stopped 29 shots, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Calgary Flames 3-1 on Sunday night.
Evander Kane and Joonas Donskoi each had a goal and an assist for the Sharks, who snapped a two-game skid and had lost four of their previous six.READ MORE: UPDATE: CHP Deactivates Amber Alert After Children Found Safe in Modesto; Missing Woman Still Sought
Sean Monahan scored and Mike Smith had 26 saves for the Flames, who had won five of their previous six.
Jones stopped a penalty shot from Sam Bennett with 7:38 left in the third period with Calgary trailing 2-1.
Kane put the Sharks ahead 50 seconds into the game with his sixth of the season. The 27-year-old forward, who is in his 10th season with his fourth team, has 10 goals and six assists in 11 games against the Flames.
Donskoi scored less than a minute and a half into the second with is fourth.
The Flames capitalized on a turnover as Monahan scored a breakaway at 6:02 of the second to make it 2-1. Mark Jankowski assisted Monahan’s goal after taking the puck away from Erik Karlsson.READ MORE: VIDEO: Smash-and-Grab Thieves Steal Jewelry at Serramonte Center in Daly City
Pavelski scored an empty-netter in the final minute.
NOTES: Sharks C Logan Couture played in his 600th career game. … San Jose C Tomas Hertl played for the first time since suffering a head injury on Nov. 3. He missed three games. … Sharks D Joakim Ryan was back in the lineup for D Tim Heed, who played his first game on Friday. … The Sharks had given up three or more goals in nine straight games going into Sunday. … Flames D Michael Stone played in place of D Rasmus Anderson. … The Sharks wore camouflage jerseys as part of the team’s Military Appreciation night commemoration.
Flames: Open a four-game homestand on Thursday against Montreal.
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