Thornton's OT goal lifts Sharks over Wild
By Ross McKeon, The Sports Xchange
Minnesota 2 San Jose 3
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Contract extensions agreed upon Friday by center Joe Thornton and left winger Patrick Marleau paid immediate dividends on Saturday night.
Thornton scored his second goal of the game 3:30 into overtime after center Patrick Marleau tied it in regulation as the San Jose Sharks beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2.