2 Sharks score first goals of year in win over Avs
Clowe went 21 games without scoring, matching his longest drought.
“I just got a pat on the back and a ‘Good job’ from the coach,” Clowe said. “It was nice to see the other guys on the ice because they were more excited than I was.”
“That’s how you have to beat (Craig) Anderson,”
Anderson stopped 43 shots, and
“It was one of those nights where they were throwing everything at the net; lots of bodies there,” Anderson said. “We were right there the whole time but they have a great team over there and they know how to score. They took it to us.”
Anderson continually turned away the
“When you’re getting that many shots on the net you feel good about yourself and the team,” Clowe said. “It was only frustrating because they had us pinned down for a couple of minutes before we scored.”
Heatley redirected a pass from
“We were fortunate to be in that game,” Colorado coach Joe Sacco said. “San Jose came out and played extremely hard. You can’t let them, with all their firepower, spend a lot of time in your end.”
Duchene scored a short-handed goal to make it 2-1, but McGinn knocked in a rebound 30 seconds later.
“That was huge because we kind of dropped it there when we gave up the short-handed goal,” McGinn said. “It was good to get it right back and put the pressure back on them.”
Anderson took responsibility for the quick score.
“It’s my job to stop them no matter what and I didn’t and they put the game out of reach,” he said. “Give him credit; it was a nice shot.”