Patrick Marleau


SAN JOSE – One trend the Sharks would like to continue – or must continue if they want to make it to the playoffs – is scoring the first goal of games.


SAN JOSE – There was a statistical oddity on Monday night, as far as the Sharks’ season is concerned, when they beat the Penguins in overtime, 2-1.


SAN JOSE – Sharks forward Patrick Marleau is the team’s “hottest goal scorer,” in the words of Todd McLellan, but that didn’t prevent the coach from demoting the franchise's all-time leading score