Event Name: San Jose Sharks vs St. Louis Blues
Date: November 17, 2018
Location: SAP Center: 525 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113
Hosted by: San Jose Sharks Hockey
After a scoreless first period, the Sharks started off the second period with back to back power play. During the second power play, Logan Couture took a shot from the left circle which goalie blocked. However, the puck went straight to Erik Karlsson in the slot and he shot a one timer perfectly in the top left corner. This was Karlsson’s first goal of the season. Just three minutes later, Joe Pavelski made a pass from left circle to Timo Meier in the slot. Meier took a shot that goalie blocked but the rebound went to Pavelski by the goal line and he put it in the net for a 2-0 lead. A minute later, Brenden Dillon laid a hard hit on the left boards that forced a turn over which led to Karlsson and Evander Kane having a two on one. Karlsson passed the puck from the right circle to Kane in the slot. He wristed a shot over goalie stick hand to extend Sharks lead to 3-0.
With eight minutes left in the game, the Sharks got a two on one with Couture carrying the puck to the top of the left circle. He passed it to Pavelski on the inside of the right circle. Pavelski wristed this short side over the glove hand and into the net.
Final score 4-0 Sharks
Tonight the Sharks led in face-offs (53%-47%), hits (23-19), blocked shots (18-15) and giveaways (9-5) while the Blues led in
shots (30-29) and takeaways (8-7).
3 stars of the game:
First Star: Sharks – Aaron Dell
Second Star: Sharks – Erik Karlsson
Third Star: Sharks – Logan Couture
Sharks next home game is against Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday 11/20/18
INDTVUSA Staff Writer
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