Sharks host Thrashers aiming for third straight win

Atlanta (21-32-6) at San Jose (39-8-9), 4:00 pm EST

SAN JOSE, California (Ticker) — Before heading out on a
four-game road trip, the San Jose Sharks will seek their third
consecutive victory when they face the Atlanta Thrashers on

Captain Patrick Marleau was one of four players to score a goal
Thursday as the Sharks claimed a 4-2 victory over the Los
Angeles Kings.

Milan Michalek and Lukas Kaspar also tallied and defenseman
Marc-Edouard Vlasic added a goal and set up another for San

The Sharks, who have an NHL-best 25-2-3 home record, have been
the top team in the Western Conference for most of the season,
but are just 3-1-4 this month.

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“We’re trying to get everything working again and getting ready
for that next road trip,” Marleau said. “We’ve got one more
game at home and hopefully get another win here, feel good about
ourselves and then head out on the road and do the job on the

The Thrashers, who are ending a four-game road swing, are coming
off Thursday’s 4-3 setback to the Phoenix Coyotes.