Karlsson, Meier rally Sharks past Jets 3-2

Melker Karlsson and Timo Meier scored in an 89-second span within the 3rd duration to raise the San Jose Sharks to a Three-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba —
Melker Karlsson and Timo Meier scored in an 89-second span within the 3rd duration to raise the San Jose Sharks to a Three-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday evening.

Marcus Sorensen additionally scored for the Sharks, who’re Four-Three-Zero of their remaining seven video games.

Aaron Dell made 29 saves for San Jose.

Kyle Connor scored his team-leading 29th function of the season with some highlight-worthy strikes at the energy play, and Blake Wheeler had a function and lend a hand for the Jets.

Connor Hellebuyck stopped 32 photographs for Winnipeg, which used to be taking part in the fourth sport of a season-long six-game homestand (2-2-Zero). The Jets are Four-Three-1 of their remaining 8 video games.

The Sharks led 1-Zero after the primary duration and the Jets held a 2-1 lead after two.

Sorensen’s 6th function of the season at 14:51 of the primary counted after a Winnipeg trainer’s problem used to be unsuccessful. Sorensen banged in a unfastened puck from a crowded crease, however the Jets claimed it used to be goaltender interference as a result of Hellebuyck’s pad used to be driven.

The Sharks outshot the Jets 13-Three within the first duration.

Connor and Wheeler gave Winnipeg a 2-1 lead with targets 86 seconds aside in the second one.

With former Jets ahead Evander Kane within the penalty field for interference, Connor were given a cross from Wheeler close to the threshold of the crease. He moved the puck between his personal legs with a backhand, then modified to the forehand and shot the puck previous Dell at eight:21.

Wheeler scored at nine:47 with a top one-timer via site visitors.

The Sharks held a 24-14 merit in photographs on function after the second one duration.

Karlsson and Meier made it Three-2 with targets at five:18 and six:47 of the 3rd.

Meier, who scored the winner off a rebound, has six issues (3 targets, 3 assists) in a four-game level streak.

Veteran San Jose defenceman Brent Burns picked up an lend a hand on Meier’s function in his 1,100th NHL sport. It used to be additionally the 34-year-old’s 528th consecutive sport, the second-longest energetic streak amongst defensemen in the back of Florida’s Keith Yandle (854).

Winnipeg went at the energy play with 6:43 last within the 3rd after Kane beaten Jets defenseman Neal Pionk from in the back of into the forums.

The Jets put six photographs on Dell with the person merit, however his glove knocked away a shot through Wheeler and a blast through Patrik Laine used to be blocked.

Winnipeg despatched a flurry of photographs at Dell within the ultimate minute, with one hitting the publish and Dell smothering every other.

NOTES: Winnipeg used to be 1 for three at the energy play and San Jose Zero for three.

UP NEXT

Sharks: At Minnesota on Saturday.

Jets: Host Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.

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