Sharks' wild comeback subdues Penguins
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- There was a beautiful, highlight-reel goal by Patrick Marleau and a lucky one by Joe Thornton late in the third period that held up as the game-winner. But if you want to know how the Sharks managed to pull out a wild 5-3 come-from-behind victory Thursday night over the Pittsburgh Penguins, look at the column on the stat sheet chronicling hits, where the Sharks held a 30-14 edge. "We got physical, and that just totally turned the game," Thornton said of the momentum swing in San Jose's favor midway through the second period of a game they were trailing 2-0. "Everybody got into it after the big hits." The San Jose goals came from Marleau, Thornton, Justin Braun and ...