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Devin Setoguchi scores winner as Sharks beat Blackhawks 6-5

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CHICAGO - Devin Setoguchi's power-play goal with 4:15 left gave the San Jose Sharks a 6-5 victory over Chicago on Sunday night, the Blackhawks' first home loss in regulation this season.

Setoguchi, who also had an assist, scored on a screened shot from the high slot.

Dan Boyle scored two power-play goals for the Sharks, who went 4-for-6 with the man advantage. Milan Michalek, Joe Thornton and Jeremy Roenick also connected to help NHL-leading San Jose win its second straight to improve to 9-1-1 in its last 11.

San Jose's Joe Pavelski had three assists.

Chicago defencemen Brian Campbell and Cam Barker each had a goal and two assists. The Blackhawks' Kris Versteeg scored a pair of fluke goals on misplays by San Jose goalie Brian Boucher. Patrick Kane also scored for Chicago, 6-1-4 at home this season and 4-1-2 in its last seven overall.

Boucher stopped 28 shots, and Chicago's Cristobal Huet made 25 saves.

Michalek opened the scoring 42 seconds in, connecting from the left circle following a faceoff.

Versteeg scored a short-handed goal at 8:51 to tie it. After Boucher misplayed the puck behind the net, Versteeg stole it and tucked it into an empty net.

Thornton scored on a rebound 24 second later on the same Sharks' power play to restore San Jose's lead at 2-1.

Campbell tied it at two with 2:27 left in the first on a one-time shot from the right point that fooled Boucher on the short side.

San Jose took a 4-2 lead in the first half of the second period on goals by Boyle and Roenick.

Boyle made it 3-2 with a power-play goal at 5:51, scored on a one-time shot from just outside the crease. Roenick made it 4-2 after Chicago defenceman Brent Sopel fanned on a pass deep in the Blackhawks zone.

Chicago bounced back with three goals - by Versteeg, Barker and Kane - in the second half of the period, and led 5-4 after 40 minutes.

Versteeg cut it to 4-3 with 9:07 left when his centring pass from behind the net deflected in off Boucher's stick. Barker and Kane then scored power-play goals 18 seconds apart late in the second.

Boyle's second power-play score, a minute into the third, tied it at five.

Notes: Roenick's goal was his first since March 28 and first in 21 games. ... Sharks G Evgeni Nabokov missed his fifth game because of a lower-body injury. Boucher was backed up by Thomas Greiss. ... San Jose RW Mike Grier sat out with a lower-body injury, sustained in the Sharks' previous game, Thursday versus Calgary. San Jose RW Jonathan Cheechoo returned after missing four games with a back injury. ... Chicago reported no injured players. ... The Blackhawks begin a six-game road trip at Phoenix on Tuesday and don't play again at the United Center until Dec. 3.

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