|SJS||0||2||1||0||0 (1 - 5)||3|
|COL||1||0||2||0||1 (2 - 5)||4|
Antti Niemi made 30 saves, Dan Boyle had a goal and an assist and Jamie McGinn and Patrick Marleau also scored for the Sharks. San Jose is 2-5-2 in its last nine games.
Elliott broke a scoreless tie with a great individual effort late in the first period. The rookie picked up the puck in the Colorado end, skated through the Sharks defense and beat Niemi with a shot from the right circle with 16.6 seconds left. It was Elliott's third goal of the season. The teams generated few quality chances before Elliott's goal. Both clubs had 11 shots in the period.
San Jose tied it early in the second on a power play. With TJ Galiardi off for high sticking, Boyle sent a shot toward the Colorado net and Jamie McGinn tipped it past Varlamov at the 3:16 mark for his seventh goal of the season.
Boyle gave the Sharks the lead with his second goal of the season. He pinched in, picked up Joe Pavelski's rebound between the circles and beat Varlamov with a wrist shot with 6:21 left in the second period.
Winnik made it 2-all with his fourth goal of the season and his first since Nov. 4. He grabbed Erik Johnson's rebound in front of Niemi, skated around the back of the net and stuffed the puck into the open goal with 13:29 left in regulation.
Duchene made it 3-2 on the power play with his 11th goal of the season with 8:09 left.
San Jose trailed 3-2 late and pressed for the equalizer, getting it with 22 seconds left. With Niemi off for an extra skater, Marleau chipped in a pass from Logan Couture to send the game into overtime.
|Stefan Elliott (3) ASST: NONE|
1 - 0 COL
|PPG - Jamie McGinn (7) ASST: Dan Boyle (12), Michal Handzus (8)|
1 - 1 Tie
|Dan Boyle (2) ASST: Joe Pavelski (10), Torrey Mitchell (4)|
2 - 1 SJS
|Daniel Winnik (4) ASST: Erik Johnson (10), Kyle Quincey (14)|
2 - 2 Tie
|PPG - Matt Duchene (11) ASST: Milan Hejduk (11), Ryan O'Reilly (16)|
3 - 2 COL
|Patrick Marleau (11) ASST: Logan Couture (10), Joe Thornton (19)|
3 - 3 Tie
|1||M. Hejduk||M. Handzus|
|2||M. Duchene||M. Havlat|
|3||R. O'Reilly||J. Pavelski|
|4||D. Jones||R. Clowe|
|5||G. Landeskog||B. Winchester|
|Cody McLeod Charging against Jason Demers|
|TJ Galiardi Hi-sticking against Patrick Marleau|
|Shane O'Brien Interference on goalkeeper against Antti Niemi|
|Martin Havlat Hooking against Shane O'Brien|
|Colin White Holding against Ryan O'Reilly|
|SA: 33||TOI: 63:46|
|Saves: 30||EV: 30 - 32|
|PIM: 0||PP: 0 - 1|
|SV%: .909||SH: 0 - 0|
|SA: 30||TOI: 64:46|
|Saves: 27||EV: 25 - 27|
|PIM: 0||PP: 2 - 3|
|SV%: .900||SH: 0 - 0|