Game 4: Sharks beat Canucks in overtime to sweep first round series
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Patrick Marleau scored a power-play goal 13:18 into overtime and the San Jose Sharks completed their first playoff sweep in franchise history, beating the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 Tuesday night.
Joe Pavelski scored his second power-play goal of the game to tie it with 4:27 left in regulation. Brent Burns also scored for the Sharks, who will now get a break before beginning the second round of the playoffs next week.
Mason Raymond, Alex Burrows and Alexander Edler scored for the Canucks, who were unable to hold onto a late third-period lead for the second time this series.
Cory Schneider made big stops early in the overtime but gave up the rebound that led to Marleau's series-clinching goal.
San Jose Sharks
Derek Joslin Kevin Bieksa
Key Injuries: G Cory Schneider - undisclosed (day-to-day); C Manny Malhotra - eye (out for season); LW/RW David Booth - ankle (out for season); D Chris Tanev - leg (out indefinitely).
Brad Stuart Dan Boyle
Key Injuries: F Martin Havlat - undisclosed (day-to-day); D Jason Demers - ankle (day-to-day).