Sharks roll past Wings; clinch playoff spot
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"It's a great feeling," said
Legace started in place of
"[Joseph] was scheduled to play," said
Hannan scored his sixth of the season at the 7:42 mark to put San Jose on the board. Damphousse picked up the puck from
Cheechoo then netted his 26th goal at 9:40 for a 2-0 edge.
Detroit, though, again pulled within one just under five minutes later.
San Jose opened a 4-2 lead at 6:10 of the third. Legace went behind the net to play the puck and was knocked down by a pair of players. The puck went into the left corner for
The play was reviewed and the goal stood.
Nabokov kept it a two-goal game midway through the third with a brilliant save on a point-blank one-timer from the slot by Hull.
San Jose improved to 30-1-3-1 when leading after two periods.
The teams split the four-game season series.
Detroit is 1-2-1 on a five-game road trip that ends Thursday in Colorado.