James Reimer, San Jose Sharks Carolina Hurricanes
The San Jose Sharks allowed the game-tying and game-winning targets to Martin Necas in a considerably unfathomable 5-4 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday.
Main 4-2 with lower than two minutes remaining in regulation time, the Sharks allowed a objective to Sebastian Aho on the 18:23 mark of the third, and one to Necas with 11.5 seconds left that tied the sport.
Necas then scored simply 55 seconds into extra time because the Sharks turned a near-certain victory into one other gut-wrenching defeat.
Mikey Eyssimont assisted on Nick Bonino’s game-tying objective early within the third interval and scored with 8:45 left in regulation time because the Sharks took a 3-2 lead. Ferraro’s empty-net objective got here with 1:52 left within the third interval.
Oskar Lindblom and Mario Ferraro additionally scored and James Reimer completed with 31 saves because the Sharks fell to 0-2-2 on a five-game highway journey that ends Saturday in Pittsburgh.
On Eyssimont’s objective, he took a cross from Nico Sturm alongside the boards, took a stride towards the center of the ice, and beat Hurricanes goalie Antti Raanta for his first objective in a San Jose uniform.
Eyssimont now has a objective and three assists in 9 video games with the Sharks since he was acquired on waivers by the crew earlier this month. He had 5 factors in 20 profession video games with the Winnipeg Jets.
Lindblom scored his fifth of the season on the 15:10 mark of the primary interval, redirecting an Evgeny Svechnikov shot previous Carolina goalie Antti Raanta because the Sharks took a 1-0 lead.
After consecutive targets by the Hurricanes, together with Sebastian Aho’s energy play marker 17 seconds into the third interval, the Sharks tied the sport with 13:10 left in regulation time.
Nick Bonino took a cross from Eyssimont, acquired in alone on Raanta, and beat him from shut vary above the glove for his ninth objective of the season.
The Sharks entered Friday 5-6-10 in one-goal video games this season, together with a 3-2 extra time loss to the Detroit Purple Wings on Tuesday. The Sharks started the highway journey with a 5-3 loss to Columbus final Saturday and a 4-0 loss to Boston the following day.
VLASIC OUT: Defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic was scratched from Friday’s recreation as he missed his first recreation this season. Sharks coach David Quinn mentioned Friday morning that a few of his defensemen have been underneath the climate. Vlasic had 12 factors in 49 video games earlier than Friday as he averaged simply over 18 minutes of ice time per recreation.
NEW DEFENSEMAN: With Vlasic out, Jacob MacDonald, two days after he was acquired from the Colorado Avalanche, performed his first recreation with Sharks as he was paired with Mario Ferraro.
“Only a two-way defenseman that may take part and contribute offensively,” MacDonald mentioned of his fashion. “Regular within the D-zone and in a position to make a superb first cross and hopefully get out and in of our D-zone fairly rapidly. On occasion, there’s a bit little bit of physicality in there, too.”
MacDonald, 29, and ahead Martin Kaut, 23, have been acquired by the Sharks on Wednesday for ahead Matt Nieto and defenseman Ryan Merkley.
Within the first two durations, MacDonald had 10:45 of ice time and was credited with a blocked shot, successful and a shot on objective.
“Simply the very first thing I considered was simply being excited for the chance to come back right here,” mentioned MacDonald, who additionally is aware of Mikey Eyssimont and Nico Sturm on the Sharks’ roster, “after which play and type of present what I can do.”
Autor Curtis Pashelka