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Sharks win overtime thriller over Canucks in Claude Lemieux's NHL return

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Joe Thornton set up Devin Setoguchi's tying goal in regulation and Patrick Marleau's overtime winner, and the San Jose Sharks celebrated Claude Lemieux's return to the NHL after a 5 1/2-year absence with a dramatic 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.

Lemieux played a regular shift on the fourth line in his first NHL game since 2003 for the Sharks, who gave one of their most listless efforts of the season until the last minute of regulation. Evgeni Nabokov made 13 saves for San Jose, which will enter the all-star break with at least a share of the overall league lead.

Roberto Luongo made 28 saves for the Canucks, who lost their sixth straight after surrendering Setoguchi's tying goal with 39.1 seconds left.

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