Event Name: San Jose Sharks vs Vancouver Canucks
Date: November 23, 2018
Location: SAP Center: 525 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113
Hosted by: San Jose Sharks Hockey
Halfway through the first period, the Canucks took a delay of game penalty that put the Sharks on a power play. Just six seconds into the power play, Eric Karlsson made a pass to Logan Couture on top of the left circle. Couture ripped a rocket far side beating the goalie over his glove hand. Before the period was over, Derrick Pouliot took a four minute high-sticking penalty on Lukas Radil. On the power play, Joe Thornton took a hard shot on net from the left circle which the goalie saved. However, the rebound came out to Thornton near the goal line and he threw it at the net where Timo Meier redirected it. Sharks were up 2-0.
Just three minutes into the third period, the Canucks took another delay of game penalty. On the ensuing power play, Thornton skated off the puck into the left circle and then made a backhand pass to Eric Karlsson. Karlsson took a slap shot and beat the goalie far side over his glove hand. Halfway through the third, period, Karlsson took a slap shot on net which Melker Karlsson redirected through the five hole.
Final Score 4-0 Sharks
Tonight the Sharks led in shots (24-19),
face-offs (67%-33%), takeaways (14-7) and giveaways (10-4) while the Canucks led in hits (26-20). Both teams tied in blocked shots at 16.
3 stars of the game:
Third Star: Sharks – Brenden Dillon
Second Star: Sharks – Erik Karlsson
First Star: Sharks – Aaron Dell
Sharks next five games are on the road starting with Vegas Golden Knights on 11/24/18
INDTVUSA Staff Writer
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