Found January 30, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
Ryan Leong filling in for Cam who is on assignment. The Sharks continue to find ways to win and remain perfect on the season at 6-0-0. It was another milestone night for team teal as Justin Braun played in his 100th career NHL game. For once, Patrick Marleau did not score a goal but his teammates picked him up and the Sharks beat the Ducks 3-2 in a shootout. It didn't take long for the...
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