While trying to get the NHL's most potent offense back on track, the San Jose Sharks found a way to pull out another close victory on their lengthy road trip.
San Jose also should be feeling good about the possible return of Dan Boyle on Sunday night when it looks to beat the Ottawa Senators for the seventh time in eight meetings.
Although they lead the league with 3.8 goals per game, the Sharks have managed just four goals over the first three games of this five-game swing.
Despite that lack of production, San Jose (9-1-1) continued its outstanding start with a 2-0 victory at Montreal on Saturday. It was the second win in three games on the trip and gave the Sharks a league-leading 19 points.
Logan Couture had both goals against the Canadiens, raising his total to six. Patrick Marleau and Tomas Hertl lead the Sharks with a combined 15 goals and 24 points, but Hertl's scoring drought reached six games Saturday.
Marleau and Hertl both scored to lead San Jose to a 3-2 vic...