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Sports Edmonton Oilers sink against San Jose Sharks

08:35  13 november  2019
08:35  13 november  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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a group of baseball players standing on top of a field: San Jose Sharks' Patrick Marleau (12) congratulates Brent Burns, to his left, after Burns scored a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. In the foreground are Oilers' Ethan Bear, left, and Darnell Nurse.© AP Photo/Ben Margot San Jose Sharks' Patrick Marleau (12) congratulates Brent Burns, to his left, after Burns scored a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. In the foreground are Oilers' Ethan Bear, left, and Darnell Nurse.

The Edmonton Oilers fell behind early and couldn't recover in a 6-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks Tuesday night.

The Sharks were in complete control of the first period.

Brent Burns beat Mike Smith high over the glove just past the four-minute mark. Evander Kane made it 2-0 three minutes later, then Patrick Marleau knifed home a deflection, giving the Sharks three goals on eight first-period shots.

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Edmonton Oilers ' Ryan Strome (18) and Matthew Benning (83) celebrate a goal against the San Jose Sharks during third period NHL action in Edmonton Timo Meier beat Cam Talbot two minutes later to pull the Sharks back within a goal. Oilers forward Patrick Maroon blasted a slapper past Martin

Both San Jose and Edmonton are constructed in a similar way, in that their offence is kind of built around one player who really drives play. For the Sharks , it’s Brent Burns. When he’s on the ice, the Sharks generate significantly more shot attempts when he’s on the ice than they do when he isn’t.

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Barclay Goodrow notched another one for the Sharks early in the second frame. Leon Draisaitl finally put the Oilers on the board halfway through the second when his long-point shot deflected off Burns and past Martin Jones.

Tomas Hertl made it 5-1 late in the period.

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Zack Kassian and Timo Meier traded goals 1:22 apart in the third. Sam Gagner banked a shot in off Jones' back with 7:42 left for his first of the season.

Draisaitl extended his point streak to 10 games.

The Oilers, 12-6-2, will host Colorado on Thursday.

Oilers’ growing confidence on full display in revenge win vs. Sharks .
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