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RECAP: Blackhawks fall to Sharks, 4-2 - Nov. 5, 2019

Full coverage from Chicago's 4-2 loss to San Jose

by Monterey Pepper / Blackhawks.com

The Blackhawks saw troubled waters Tuesday night in San Jose as they fell 4-2 to the Sharks.

Despite goals by Saad and Keith late in the third, the Blackhawks can't capitalize on the momentum and wrap up their four-game road trip.  

STAT OF THE GAME: Duncan Keith nets his 99th career goal putting him one shy of becoming the fourth Blackhawk defenseman in franchise history to reach triple digits. 

UP NEXT: The Blackhawks are back at the United Center on Thursday night to face the Vancouver Canucks for the first time this season. (TICKETS)
 

GAME RECAP

The Sharks opened the scoring at 1:39 of the second period with a power-play goal. Timo Meier fired a wrister from the slot and the puck deflected off of Patrick Marleau's skate and into the net to put San Jose up 1-0. 

Evander Kane buried a short-handed goal at 12:05 of the second period after Timo Meier got whistled for high sticking. Kane picked up the puck in the offensive zone on a breakaway beating Robin Lehner to double San Jose's lead, 2-0. 

San Jose potted another at 4:39 of the third period. Tomas Hertl carried the puck behind the net then swung to his forehand and beat Lehner in front of the crease to make it 3-0 for the Sharks. 

The Blackhawks netted their first goal of the night at 16:58 of the third period when Brandon Saad redirected a shot from Jonathan Toews off of a cross-ice pass to put Chicago on the board, 3-1. 

Video: CHI@SJS: Toews sets up Saad for tip-in tally

Duncan Keith buried another goaal for Chicago less than two minutes later at 18:06 of the third period beating traffic in front of the net to put the Blackhawks within one at 3-2. 

Video: CHI@SJS: Keith buries missile late in 3rd

Timo Meier secured San Jose's 4-2 win with an empty-net goal at 18:34 of the third period.

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