Ducks stop Thornton, Sharks 3-2 for 4th consecutive victory
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Ryan Garbutt, Hampus Lindholm and Rickard Rakell scored to send the Anaheim Ducks past the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
Frederik Andersen stopped 30 shots for Anaheim, which has climbed back into playoff contention with an 11-3-1 record since Christmas.
Tommy Wingels and Dainius Zubrus scored for San Jose, and Martin Jones made 24 saves. The Sharks' streak of earning at least one point in 10 straight games ended, as did Joe Thornton's run of 10 games in a row with a goal or an assist.