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NEWARK, N.J. - Martin Jones fell just short of a third consecutive shutout, and then Joe Pavelski and Brent Burns scored in a shootout to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 victory over the winless New Jersey Devils on Friday night.

Jones stopped 31 shots and came within 3:38 of his third shutout in four games as the Sharks improved to 4-0 under former New Jersey coach Pete DeBoer. New Jersey is 0-3-1 under new coach John Hynes.

Patrick Marleau scored for the Sharks in the opening minute and the goal stood until Adam Henrique ended Jones' shutout bid with a tying power-play goal.

Henrique scored for New Jersey on its first shootout attempt, but Jacob Josefson was stopped on the second and Mike Cammalleri missed the net on the third.

On his goal, Henrique tipped a shot from the point by Damon Severson past Jones. It was the first goal Jones had allowed in a franchise-record 234 minutes, 33 seconds. The only score he had given up this season came on the first shot he faced in the season opener against Los Angeles.


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) ? Leo Komarov scored two late goals and Toronto beat Columbus to give Mike Babcock his first victory as coach of the Maple Leafs.

Joffrey Lupul had a goal and an assist, and Jake Gardiner, James van Riemsdyk, and Nazem Kadri also scored to help Toronto improve to 1-2-1. Daniel Winnik added three assists, Morgan Rielly had two, and James Reimer finished with 24 saves. The Maple Leafs played for the first time six days.

Scott Hartnell had a goal and an assist to reach 600 career points, and Boone Jenner and Nick Foligno also scored for Columbus. The Blue Jackets are 0-5-0, extending the worst start in franchise history.


DETROIT (AP) ??? Eric Staal and Kris Versteeg each had a goal and two assists and Carolina handed Detroit its first loss of the season.

Brock McGinn, playing on the line with Staal and Versteeg, added a goal and an assist in his NHL debut. Cam Ward only needed to make 17 saves to help Carolina to its first victory.

Justin Faulk and Chris Terry also scored for Carolina.

Gustav Nyquist, Riley Sheahan and Teemu Pulkkinen scored for Detroit.

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