Found October 04, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
On most nights during the 2013 season the Sharks going 0-for-7 on the power play would have spelled certain doom. Against the Canucks on Thursday night in their 2013-14 season opener it didn’t mean hardly a thing. Thanks to four even strength goals spread out among three forward lines and a defenseman the Sharks were able to overcome Vancouver 4-1 and get off on the right foot in a campaign that has high expectations. Brent Burns Justin Braun Patrick Marleau and Tommy Wingels were the goal scorers in the win the team’s fourth straight in a season opener. Burns got it started with a perfectly placed wrist shot over Roberto Luongo’s shoulder at 5:53 of the second period after Tomas Hertl got him the puck. It put the home team on the board after Luongo’s stellar first resulted in a 1-0 Vancouver lead at the break. The goal helped make up for two penalties Burns took in the first including a bad slash that resulted in a Jason Garrison goal. “I've been taking a lot of heat from t...
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