After being throttled by the younger and faster Oilers the previous two games, the Sharks went back to the successful formula that carried them to the
Pavelski scored on a pair of deflections, including one just 15 seconds into the game for the fastest playoff goal in team history, and the previously dormant power play scored four times. Now the Sharks will try to carry that over into Game 5 in Edmonton on Thursday night.
The Oilers' Cam Talbot was pulled after allowing five goals on 24 shots.
Sharks coach Peter DeBoer juggled his lines in search of any kind of offensive spark, moving Marleau up to the top line with
at New York Rangers 2, Montreal 1:
Fast grabbed a loose puck and slid it through the legs of Price for an unassisted goal at 11:39 of the first period to open the scoring.
Later, Alexander Ra-dulov passed to Mitchell, who started a two-on-one break with
Nash gave the Rangers a 2-1 lead early in the second, taking a pass from Nash and slipping a backhand past Price at 4:28.
at Columbus 5, Pittsburgh 4: Markus Nutivaara, William Karlsson and Boone Jenner each had a goal and an assist and the
The Penguins now lead 3-1 in the series.