Series (Game 2 of 4)
San Jose leads 3-1
(2-4-0, 4 pts)
(3-2-0, 6 pts)
10:30 PM ET, October 15, 2005
SAP Center, San Jose, California
P. Marleau (Sharks - C): Goals: 2, Assists: 1
M. Sturm (Sharks - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1
C. Anderson (Blackhawks - G): Saves: 40, Save Pct.: .909
Chicago (2-3-0) at San Jose (2-2-0), 10:30 pm EDT
SAN JOSE, California (Ticker) -- Now that they have gotten
settled in their home environment, the San Jose Sharks will try
to settle a score Saturday when they host the Chicago
Eight days ago, rookie defenseman Brent Seabrook tied a team
record with four assists and Pavel Vorobiev scored twice to lead
the Blackhawks to a 6-3 victory over the Sharks.
Chicago followed that win with a pair of losses before ending an
eight-game winless streak against the Colorado Avalanche with a
3-2 shootout triumph on Friday.
Captain Adrian Aucoin missed his third straight contest with a
strained groin for the Blackhawks, who beat the Avalanche
despite being called for 13 penalties.
San Jose dropped two of three road games before getting a pair
of goals from Wayne Primeau in Wednesday's home opener, a 4-1
victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Despite consecutive victories, the Sharks failed to convert nine
power-play chances and are 3-for-26 with the man advantage this
San Jose, which starts a six-game road trip Monday in Detroit,
is 12-6-4-3 in its last 25 encounters against Chicago.