Ryane Clowe scored the lone goal in a shootout and Thomas Greiss stopped all three Pittsburgh attempts as the San Jose Sharks overcame a two-goal deficit in the third period to beat the Penguins 4-3 on Thursday night.
It was San Jose's eighth straight home win over Pittsburgh. The Penguins earned their first point in San Jose since a 1999 tie but still haven't won at the Shark Tank since a 5-2 victory Oct. 22, 1997.
Only three players from that game are still active in the NHL, including Sharks forward Patrick Marleau, who scored San Jose's first goal in this game.
After both teams failed to score in the first two rounds of the shootout, Clowe beat Marc-Andre Fleury with a forehand shot instead of going to his favorite backhand move.
The victory was sealed when Greiss poke-checked the puck away from Pascal Dupuis. Greiss stopped 29 of 30 shots before the shootout after taking over for Antti Niemi just 2:04 into the game.
Clowe got the comeback started with his fourth goal midwa...