Fast start lifts Sharks past Coyotes
Jones makes 22 saves against slumping Arizonaby Eric Gilmore / NHL.com Correspondent
SAN JOSE -- After building a two-goal lead in the first period, the San Jose Sharks made sure to finish the job and put the Arizona Coyotes farther in their rearview mirror in the Pacific Division.
Matt Tennyson and Chris Tierney scored in the first period, and the Sharks rolled to a 4-1 victory at SAP Center on Saturday.
Video Review: ARI @ SJS - 10:37 of the Third Period
Hertl's stick was above height of crossbar; no goal SharksNHL.com @NHLdotcom
At 10:37 of the third period in the Coyotes/Sharks game, video review supported the referee's call on the ice that Tomas Hertl's stick was above the height of the crossbar when he deflected the puck into the Arizona net. According to Rule 60.5 "An apparent goal scored by an attacking player who strikes the puck with his stick carried above the height of the crossbar of the goal frame shall not be allowed. The determining factor is where the puck makes contact with the stick." No goal San Jose.
Goaltending focus when Coyotes visit Sharks
All eyes on San Jose's Jones, Arizona's Domingueby Eric Gilmore / NHL.com Correspondent
COYOTES (25-23-6) at SHARKS (28-20-5)
TV: 10:30 p.m. ET; FS-A, CSN-CA, NHL.TV
SAN JOSE -- No. 1 goaltender Martin Jones will return for the San Jose Sharks when they face the Arizona Coyotes and rookie goalie Louis Domingue at SAP Center on Saturday night.
The Sharks own second place in the Pacific Division with 61 points, eight behind the Los Angeles Kings and one ahead of the Anaheim Ducks. Arizona, coming off a 4-1 victory against the Calgary Flames on Friday night at Gila River Arena, trails Anaheim by four points.