Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/1/13
SAN JOSE -- Edmonton's Devan Dubnyk became the first goalie to stop Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau, but his Oilers teammates couldn't end the Sharks' other streak. San Jose improved to a perfect 7-0 as Michal Handzus and Dan Boyle scored in the shootout for a 3-2 win over the young Oilers on Thursday night. "It was a pretty good road game," Dubnyk said. "We got down 2-0 on two quick goals, but we responded to put us in a spot to be down 2-1 going to the third. It's a really tough building." Sharks goalie Antti Niemi was perfect in the shootout for a second straight game. It helped, however, that neither Edmonton shooter -- Sam Gagner and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins -- managed to put a shootout attempt on net. Gagner fired over the cage, while Nugent-Hopkins shot wide. San Jose's start to the season is the best in franchise history. The Sharks are the NHL's only remaining undefeated team. Before this season, San Jose's best start came in 2008-09, when it began the year 4-0-0. "We...
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