Timo Meier scored the fourth hat trick of his profession however the San Jose Sharks couldn’t overcome their very own errors or decelerate the Seattle Kraken, who scored two objectives lower than a minute aside early within the third interval to assist earn an 8-5 win on Wednesday at Local weather Pledge Area.
With the sport tied 4-4 after an Alexander Baranbanov purpose, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Jaden Schwartz scored objectives 59 seconds aside to provide the Kraken a 6-4 lead.
Meier, with objectives in each the primary and second intervals, accomplished the hat trick as he tapped in a cross from Kevin Labanc on the 8:58 mark of the third interval to chop Seattle’s result in 6-5.
However the Kraken bought that purpose again as Matty Beniers beat goalie Kaapo Kahkonen on an odd-man rush for his sixth purpose of the season with 4:44 left in regulation time, serving to handy the Sharks their third loss within the final 4 video games. The eight objectives allowed by the Sharks have been a season-high.
Logan Couture had a purpose and an help and Tomas Hertl added two assists for the Sharks, who now return house for 2 video games, as they play the Los Angeles Kings on Friday and the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday.
Meier scored a power-play purpose off a nifty help from Erik Karlsson on the 18;53 mark of the primary interval, giving the Sharks a 2-1 lead. Karlsson now has 30 factors this season, as he grew to become the eleventh defenseman in NHL historical past to document 30 factors in 22 video games or fewer.
However the Kraken elevated its play within the second, as Vince Dunn, Ryan Donato and Jamie Oleksiak all scored even-strength objectives previous Sharks goalie Kaapo Kahkonen to provide Seattle a 4-2 lead.
Meier scored his second of the sport and his eleventh of the season with 6:21 to enter the second.
Couture’s factors got here within the first interval, as he redirected a Nick Cicek shot previous Kraken goalie Martin Jones for a 1-0 Sharks lead 4:11 into the primary interval.
After Andre Burakovsky tied the sport 1-1 on the 9:44 mark of the primary on a Kraken two-man benefit, the Sharks scored a power-play purpose of their very own.
After the Sharks snapped it round on a 4-on-3, Karlsson took a cross from Couture and despatched the puck cross ice to Meier, who one-timed it previous Jones for a 2-1 Sharks lead.
Autor Curtis Pashelka