Bill Guerin scores three goals as Sharks hammer Blackhawks 7-1

Guerin finished his eighth career hat trick on a penalty shot with 12.3 seconds to play, capping a four-point night. The veteran forward was scoreless in his first six games since arriving in a trade with St. Louis, but took charge in a rare easy home victory for San Jose.

Joe Thornton had a goal and two assists, and Milan Michalek had a goal and an assist for the Sharks, who scored four times in the third period. Mark Bell and Mike Grier added goals as San Jose earned its second straight win at the Shark Tank after losing seven of its previous eight here.

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