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San Jose, CA (SportsNetwork. Ryan Kesler Jersey .com) - Brent Burns scored with 38 seconds remaining in overtime, lifting the San Jose Sharks to a dramatic 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. The Sharks tied the game on Marc-Edouard Vlasics goal with 20.6 seconds remaining in regulation and the goaltender pulled, then skated 4-on-3 thanks to Alexander Steens tripping infraction with 2:03 remaining in overtime. Joe Pavelski skated up to the right circle and dished the puck to Burns, who stepped into the pass and blasted it past the blocker of Jake Allen for the win. Andrew Desjardins also scored and Antti Niemi stopped 18-of-20 shots for the Sharks, who have won eight straight home games. Patrik Berglund and Steve Ott each lit the lamp for the Blues, who have dropped two in a row on the heels of a five-game winning streak. Allen made 27 saves in defeat. After the Sharks pulled Niemi with under a minute to play, Vlasic received Joe Thorntons slick cross-ice pass and wristed a low shot off Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelos skate and through the legs of Allen to send the game into overtime. Marleau barreled in on net from the right circle, but had his quick shot denied by Allen with 1:29 to play in the extra session. After a scoreless first period, the Sharks struck first at 10:47 of the middle stanza. Desjardins fought off a check from Pietrangelo and fired a shot under the arm of Allen. Pietrangelo blasted a shot from the point and Berglund backhanded a rebound into the net for a tie game with 5:31 to play in the second. Ott put the Blues ahead 2-1 after he took Maxim Lapierres lead pass into the San Jose zone on a breakaway and beat Niemi with a low wrister at 17:21 of the second. Game Notes Thornton tied Phil Esposito for 22nd place on the NHLs all-time assists list with 873 ... Blues forward David Backes played in his 600th career game ... Pietrangelo extended his point streak to seven games ... The Sharks improved to 13-2-2 this season when scoring first. Nicolas Deslauriers Jersey . -- Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday for the first time in his seven-year career because of a swollen muscle in his left upper back. Cheap Ducks Jerseys . On Wednesday night, they showed that stellar defence and a little small ball can get the job done too. With pinch-runner Kevin Pillar aboard after Dioner Navarro opened the bottom of the ninth with a single, Anthony Gose dropped down an excellent bunt along the first-base line.(SportsNetwork.com) - The top-seeded Anaheim Ducks will aim for a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference first round series tonight when they host the Dallas Stars at the Honda Center. The game can be seen live on TSN and TSN GO at 10pm et/7pm pt. Ryan Getzlaf will play after suffering a deep facial laceration late in Game 1 because of getting hit with a puck. He required multiple stitches to close the cut, but that x-rays were negative. "He has no one to impress. He has a wife and kids. I think he looks good. This is playoff hockey," quipped Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy. Getzlaf, a Stanley Cup winner in 2007 with the franchise, has 22 goals and 39 assists in 70 postseason appearances. Getzlaf and his wife, Paige, had a baby girl this morning as well.   The Ducks Matt Beleskey suffered a lower-body injury in Game 1 and will not play Friday. Devante Smith-Pelly will likely start in place of Beleskey, but head coach Bruce Boudreau said others might get the chance to play on that line as well. The Ducks led the West with 116 points -- 25 more than Dallas -- and their supremacy showed in the early portion of Wednesdays Game 1 victory. However, after jumping out to a four-goal lead, Anaheim was forced to hang on for a 4-3 decision in the opener. Anaheim held a 4-0 lead just over nine minutes into the second period, but Dallas cut the deficit to two goals by the end of 40 minutes and made it a 4-3 game when Tyler Seguin scored with a little over six minutes remaining in the third period. However, rookie goaltender Frederik Andersen, who got the start in net for Anaheim over Jonas Hiller, turned away all comers over the final six minutes to help the Ducks grab the early edge. Andersen finished with 32 saves in his postseason debut for the Ducks, who used a 54-20-8 regular-season record -- the best in franchise history -- to secure the conferences top spot. "We let up a little bit in the third after our fourth goal, so this is a good lesson for us," said Andersen, who became the first rookie goaaltender in club history to win his playoff debut. Ondrej Kase Jersey. "Hopefully we can prevent that from happening again." Anaheim plans on sticking with Andersen in Game 2. Hiller led Anaheim with 50 appearances in net this season, but the veteran did not play in seven of Anaheims final eight regular-season games. Getzlaf and Beleskey each supplied a goal and an assist for the Ducks, with Kyle Palmieri and Mathieu Perreault supplying a goal apiece. Anaheims Teemu Selanne notched an assist for his 83rd career postseason point (42 goals, 41 assists) in 119 games. The 43-year-old future Hall of Famer plans on retiring at the end of the season. Jamie Benn and Colton Sceviour scored 1:33 apart late in the second to kick off Dallas valiant comeback effort. Sceviour added an assist on Benns goal while Kari Lehtonen allowed four goals on 35 shots for the Stars, who claimed the Wests second wild card spot to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2008. "We had a tough start," Benn admitted. "They came out hot in their building. They are really good in this rink. I thought we battled back pretty good there but it just wasnt enough." Benn and Sceviour were both making their playoff debuts, while the 22-year-old Seguin, a former Boston Bruin, now has 19 points (7 goals, 12 assists) over 43 postseason contests. This series marks the third all-time playoff meeting between these clubs and first since the Stars bested the Ducks in six games during the 2008 Western Conference quarterfinals. After Game 2, the series will shift to Dallas for the next two meetings. The Stars will host Game 3 on Monday with Game 4 scheduled for Wednesday. Projected Stars Lines Benn - Seguin - WhitneyRoussel - Eakin - ChiassonCole - Horcoff - GarbuttSceviour - Fiddler - Nichuskin Goligoski - DaleyNemeth - BennConnauton - Gonchar Lehotenen Projected Ducks Lines Smith-Pelley - Getzlaf - PerryWinnik - Bonino - PalmieriCogliano - Koivu - SilfverbergMaroon - Perrault - Selanne Lindholm - BeaucheminFowler - Lovejoy Allen - Robidas Andersen ' ' '

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