Hurricanes score four goals in third period to defeat Sharks
RALEIGH, N.C. -- There are a couple of things that hadn't happened to the San Jose Sharks this season before the Carolina Hurricanes beat them, 5-3, on Friday night. The first is that they hadn't lost two consecutive games in regulation. The Sharks have had two six-game winning streaks, one of the reasons why they were second in the NHL in points entering the game against the Hurricanes, but they generally have bounced back from disappointing outings by winning their next time out. Since San Jose lost, 5-1, to Pittsburgh on Thursday, Carolina could count on getting San Jose's best shot. The second is that the Sharks hadn't dropped a game this year in which they led after two periods. ...