San Jose, CA (Sports Network) - Patrick Marleau continued his torrid start to
the season, scoring two of the Sharks' four third-period goals, and San Jose
rallied to beat the Phoenix Coyotes, 5-3, in its home opener at HP Pavilion.
Joe Thornton registered a goal and three assists for the Sharks, who opened
the season with wins at Calgary and Edmonton.
Steve Sullivan had a goal and an assist for Phoenix, which squandered a 3-1
lead in the third. Jason LaBarbera, starting in place of Mike Smith, stopped
Smith missed the game with a lower-body injury suffered in Wednesday's home
win over Columbus.
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