James Reimer’s 2 hundredth profession NHL victory should come one other day.
Reimer made 33 saves, together with 28 within the first two durations, however Gabriel Vilardi and Drew Doughty each scored third-period targets because the Los Angeles Kings handed the Sharks a 4-3 loss on Wednesday in a intently fought sport at Crypto.com Enviornment.
The Sharks tied the sport 2-2 on an influence play aim by Timo Meier with 9:49 left in regulation. However after Vilardi’s aim with 7:20 left, Doughty beat Reimer with a top-shelf wrist shot on an odd-man rush 53 seconds later, serving to the Kings sweep the three-game season collection with their Northern California rivals.
The Sharks additionally misplaced 5-2 to the Kings on Nov. 25 at SAP Heart and 3-2 in a shootout in Los Angeles on Dec. 17.
Meier assisted on Alexander Barabanov’s seventh aim of the season with 2:06 left within the third interval, however the Sharks couldn’t discover the equalizer as their report this season towards Pacific Division groups fell to a dismal 2-7-6. They host Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers on Friday.
Mixed with their 1-0-3 mark towards the Anaheim Geese, the Sharks went a mixed 1-2-4 towards each of their Southern California rivals.
The Sharks needed to play the ultimate two durations with out defenseman Scott Harrington, who left the sport after the primary interval for unspecified causes.
Nick Bonino additionally scored for the Sharks (13-22-8) as his fifth of the season got here simply 1:20 into the second interval after Kings goalie Pheonix Copley misplayed the puck in entrance of his personal internet.
The Kings took the lead again on the 6:58 mark of the second interval as Quinton Byfield tipped a Mikey Anderson shot previous Reimer for his first aim in 16 NHL video games this season.
Wednesday’s sport marked the ninth time this season that the Sharks have performed on back-to-back nights. San Jose, which was coming off a 4-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday, had a 3-5-0 report in these conditions earlier than the sport towards the Kings.
Reimer picked up his 199th NHL victory on Dec. 22 within the Sharks’ 5-2 win over the Minnesota Wild at SAP Heart. In his three appearances since Reimer had gone 0-3-0 with a .833 save share to fall to 7-12-3 on the season earlier than Wednesday.
Reimer’s profession report, in 455 video games, is 199-161-56.
Within the first interval towards Los Angeles, Reimer needed to make 21 saves because the Kings dominated the second half of the interval and took a 1-0 lead.
Kings ahead Quinton Byfield skated round Erik Karlsson contained in the Sharks zone and went behind the web earlier than he despatched a go out entrance to Adrian Kempe, who bought his stick free and tapped it previous Reimer for his 18th aim of the season. Sharks defenseman Jaycob Megna had lef the far-side put up and was unable to get a stick on Byfield’s centering go.
The Sharks had simply eight photographs within the first interval, together with only one within the last 10:24.