Sharks 3 Ducks 4: Sharks force overtime but fall to fifth loss

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Sharks 3 Ducks 4: Sharks force overtime but fall to fifth loss
Sharks 3 Ducks 4: Sharks force overtime but fall to fifth loss

The Sharks came back twice in the final period to force overtime, but fell just over half a minute into bonus hockey. Penalties were the deciding factor in this one. The Sharks drew five power play opportunities and only scored on one. Their power play definitely got stronger over the course of the game. That's something good. Now for something bad. The Ducks had three power play opportunities and scored twice, both in the third period. Overall, that's a bad special teams performance for the Sharks. We can't know how this game would have turned out if not for those power-play goals. But those goals put the Sharks in a chasing position twice in the final 20 minutes, which is not good preparation

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