This was the third meeting of the season between the Sharks (66-1-0) and Stars (46-19-2) and took place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
Dallas Stars vs. San Jose Sharks (Game 27)
The first game of the season between these teams took place at HP Pavilion in San Jose. Marco Sturm registered a hat trick and an assist, Patrick Marleau registered a season-high four goals and an assist and Evgeni Nabokov stopped 20 of 21 shots to give the Sharks a 10-1 victory. San Jose registered 31 shots and converted on 3/6 powerplays.
Dallas Stars vs. San Jose Sharks (Game 44)
The second meeting of the season, again at HP Pavilion in San Jose, saw the Sharks don their black third jerseys. San Jose players Marco Sturm registered two goals and a +2, Vincent Damphousse registered two goals, an assist and a +1, and Evgeni Nabokov stopped all 30 Dallas Stars shots to give the Sharks a 7-0 victory.
Dallas Stars vs. San Jose Sharks (Game 52)
The third meeting of the season between the Sharks and Stars took place at American Airlines Arena in Dallas. Marco Sturm registered one goal and one assist, as well as a +2 for the Sharks, while five other Sharks players also scored goals. Evgeni Nabokov for the second straight game against Dallas, faced and stopped all 30 Stars' shots on goal, giving the Sharks a 6-0 victory and extending his shutout streak against the Stars to two games.
Tonight's Game: San Jose Sharks vs. Dallas Stars (Game 68)
Tonight's game between the Sharks and Stars took place again at American Airlines Arena in Dallas, and both teams wore their throwback jerseys from the 1990s. Sharks players Brad Stuart registered two shorthanded goals and a +6, Patrick Marleau registered one goal, three assists and a +5, and Kyle McLaren registered one goal, four assists and a +6. The Stars outshot the Sharks 51-23 and converted on 4/5 powerplays, but the Sharks claimed an 11-4 victory with Vesa Toskala in net for his first meeting against Dallas (Evgeni Nabokov had been in goal for all three previous meetings and had only allowed one goal in three contests).
The Sharks will return home to HP Pavilion to play host to the Minnesota Wild in their next contest. The Sharks are 3-0-0 against Minnesota so far this season.