SAN JOSE, California. (AP) – Anthony Stolartz made 27 saves, Ryan Getslaf scored his first goal in more than a month, and the Anaheim Ducks ended the San Jose Sharks’ two-game victory 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Stolarz on Monday night at 4 p.m. Winning 0 with 46 saves, he returned to the next strong performance against the sharks. He came in 2:16 minutes after Dux’s first goalkeeper stopped playing in the return leg since On Gibson in December 2015.
Derek Grant, Alexander Volkov և Jakob Silfberberg also scored goals for Anaheim.
Josef Corenar made 23 saves during his first career with San Jose, but received little help from teammates.
Eric Carlson’s goal with the third-placed goalkeeper was the only time San Jose had crossed Stolartz once in a two-game series.
The Sharks lost four of their five games against Anaheim Լ Los Angeles’s last two West Division teams to ruin their playoff hopes. San Jose is four points behind last night in the playoffs in St. Louis.
Getslaf forced Ducks to go first in Carlson’s defense after the turnover. Getslaf beat Ryan Donato for the lead and hit Troy Terry’s pass for his first goal since March 6.
Anaheim built the second on that advantage when Grant kicked Osh Manson sideways next to Correnar.
The sharks then responded in a few good turns, but could not get past the Stolarz. They fell 3-0 when Volkov was left alone to beat Korenar.
Silveberberg added a goal to the power play in the final minute.
Disappointment for the Sharks led to a duel in the third round when Dylan Gambler took on Manson in the first and Radim Simek in the second with Max Comtua.
After losing three of four games, the Sharks made some changes to their squad. The Rudolf Balsers peaked with Logan Couture և Evander Kane in the second row of Kevin Labanc. Fredrik Handemark came to the fore as the center of the fourth line, with defender Nicolas Meloche replacing Christian Jaros in the third pair.
Defender Haydn Flori made his debut for Anaheim before the expiration of his deal with Carolina.
Ducks. Host Vegas on Friday night.
Sharks. Visit Minnesota Friday night.
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