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by San Jose Sharks Staff / San Jose Sharks
The San Jose Sharks will travel home and take on the Vancouver Canucks again Wednesday at 7:30 p.m at HP Pavilion.


THIRD PERIOD

0:00
Game over at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Sharks fall short losing 3-1 to the Canucks.

0:03
Vancouver's Tambellini clears the puck as the seconds tick to zero.

0:39
Sharks are stuck in the neutral zone and are tacked with an offside.

1:22
Head Coach Todd McLellan calls for a timeout. He pulls Niemi to get an extra skater.

2:05
Sharks are spending a lot of time in Vancouver's zone with time winding down and still down on the scoreboard.

2:59
Heatley misfires a one timer with less than three minutes left in the game.

4:00
Mitchell and McCarthy battle in the corner trying to regain puck possession.

4:55
San Jose try to get something going as they try to set up in the offensive zone down by two goals.

6:47
Canucks goalie blocks a Joe Pavelski one-timer from Boyle.

9:28
Sharks got a chance on a shot but the net gets loose.

9:56
Puck out of play, faceoff will be in the Vancouver zone with half a period remaining.

11:55
Douglas Murray finally out of the sin bin after serving 19 penalty minutes.

12:30
Vancouver just playing keep away from the Sharks as they hold onto a two-goal lead.

14:51
Sharks Tommy Wingels trys and stuff the rebound pass Schneider but the puck barely trickles wide.

16:00
San Jose kills off another powerplay. That's five consecutive kills for the Sharks after Vancouver connected on the initial powerplay at the start of the game.

17:22
Scot Nichols gets a short handed chance but a save by Cancuck goalie stops it.

17:55
Sharks' Mike Moore gets served with an interference call as San Jose goes on the defense with a man down.

19:20
Canucks ice the puck as Devin Setoguchi and Kevin Bieksa have a little shoving match behind the play.

20:00
Sharks win the faceoff and quickly set up shop in the Vancouver zone.

SECOND PERIOD

0:00
Sharks chip away at the Canucks lead as the score now reads 1-3 with one period left in the game. Vancouver leads shot on goal after two period 18-11 thanks to four powerplay.

1:40
Torrey Mitchell and John McCarthy lead an odd man rush but was denied by the Cancucks defense.

3:41
The Sharks first shot of the second period successfully finds the back of the net courtesy of Dany Heatley who parked his big body in front of the Canuck goalie.
SAN JOSE 1, VANCOUVER 3

4:39
Jamal Mayers is face down on the ice behind Vanouver's net after a hit. He gets up after a minute and skates to the bench on his own.

7:33
Penalty over as Sharks kill over as Sharks kill off the powerplay. Sharks are 4-for-5 on the pk.

11:32
Douglas Murray picks a fight with Tanner Glass to try change the momentum of the game. Murray gets tacked with a 10-minute penalty and Fraser McLaren serves the four-minute penalty.

11:04
Jeff Tambellini puts the puck pass Neimi on his glove side to give the Canucks another goal.
SAN JOSE 0, VANCOUVER 3

12:20
San Jose again successfully kill off a penalty.

13:44
A Canuck shot from the blue line bounces around to makes its way to Niemi who makes a save. There's a Shark on the ice without a stick

14:52
Dan Boyle blocks Sedin's shot at the end net after the pucks squeaks past Niemi to the far side.

15:20
Jamie McGinn gets called for a trip and Canucks with six men on the ice on the delayed call.

17:06
Sharks foil Vancouver's chances from near the crease.

17:54
Niclas Wallin awkwardly falls down on his head after being upended a hip check. He skates to the Sharks's bench and appears to be okay.

20:00
Second period underway at in Vancouver.


FIRST PERIOD

0:00
Sharks down two goals to none as the first period ends. San Jose has 40 minutes to rally. San Jose leads shot on goal 9-5.

1:00
Dan Boyle's stickhandling skills stops a potential Cancuck goal from point blank.

3:25
Kevin Bieksa gets a penalty and wipes out the remaining three seconds of Vancouver's powerplay. Sharks go on the power play in a few seconds.

5:16
Sharks' tryout Andreas Lilja called for a slash on D. Sedin.

5:47
Sharks come up short on the powerplay. Daniel Sedin flys up the wing but Niemi was up to the challenge and makes the save.

7:43
Henrik Sedin goes to the penalty box for hooking Marc-Edouard Vlasic. The Sharks have the man advantage for the second time tonight.

8:00
Niemi blocks a shot with his blocker from the blue line.

8:58
Cancucks' Mason Raymond wraps around the net and then backhands a shot top shelf past Niemi for Vancouver's second goal of the night.
SAN JOSE 0, VANCOUVER 2

9:36
Schneider blocks Jamal Mayers' shot from close range.

11:22
Canucks sucessfully kill off their first penalty.

13:00
A couple of shots after San Jose wins the faceoff but all denied by Vancouver's netminder Cory Schneider.

13:23
The roles reverse as Mitchell is tripped up and gives us a first look at the Sharks' powerplay unit.

14:35
Big rebound from Niemi and a Canuck tape-to-tape pass from the Henrik Sedin to Mikael Samuelsson gives Vancouver the first goal of the game.
SAN JOSE 0, VANCOUVER 1

15:41
Torrey Mitchell draws the first penalty of the game for an inadvertent tripping penalty.

20:00
And the game is underway.

PREGAME
Antti Niemi finds himself again between the pipes for tonight's contest. Dan Boyle, Dany Heatley, Patrick Marleau, Joe Pavelski and Devin Setoguchi also are in the lineup tonight.

The San Jose Sharks are set to play their final preseason road game on this continent (their next will be in Mannheim, Germany) against the Vancouver Canucks tonight.
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