Sharks can't stop Penguins' second-period onslaught in loss
PITTSBURGH -- The San Jose Sharks built their six-game winning streak over two weeks. Thursday night it crumbled in seven minutes. That's how long it took the Pittsburgh Penguins to score four goals early in the second period and turn a highly anticipated battle of division leaders into a rout as they cruised to a 5-1 victory. It was only San Jose's fourth regulation loss of the season, but it was another in which the Sharks saw themselves playing a significant role in their own demise. "You don't want to turn it over against these guys," Sharks captain Joe Thornton said. "They've got a lot of speed coming through the neutral zone, and their transition game is really, really good. Just...