Sharks beat Blues, extend win streak to 11
Even though the San Jose
“We had a tiger by the tail,”
Heatley scored his 13th on the power play at 8:23 of the second, and Ortmeyer netted his fourth to make it 2-1 after a bad giveaway by
“Obviously, it was the difference in the game,” Ortmeyer said. “I think it took a lot of momentum away from them and gave us lots of energy.”
Johnson tried to make a stretch pass from behind his own goal through the middle of the ice but it was picked off by
“Bad play by me. Park it and move on, learn from it,” Johnson said. “They were pressing down pretty hard on (Carlo Colaiacovo) in a set breakout and they had a guy kind of right on me on the other side of the net. I just shot it up the middle to (Malhotra) streaking; just not a very good play.
“I should have gone off the glass or something a lot safer.”
St. Louis, which has one victory in its last eight games (1-4-3), fell to 3-7-1 in home games.
“We’ve certainly have had trouble scoring. That’s been our Achilles’ from the beginning of the season,”
“I don’t know if we gave up eight scoring chances tonight. We certainly had double that. Our goal scorers are squeezing their sticks. Pucks are laying there or they’re just going by the net or we’re not putting it in. Keep working, and the pucks that are not going in now will find a way to go in for us.”
McClement put the
“They were shooting from everywhere and going for the rebounds,” Nabokov said. “It obviously was their plan.”
“We had chances, but that’s not good enough,”