Varlamov makes 49 saves, but Avs fall to Sharks in SO

Denver, CO ( – Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored in
the shootout with Antti Niemi adding two saves in the final segment, as San
Jose claimed a 3-2 victory over Colorado at Pepsi Center.

Brent Burns and Logan Couture tallied in regulation for the Sharks, who have
won two in a row after dropping four straight. Niemi added 31 saves.

Alex Tanguay and Gabriel Landeskog lit the lamp for the Avalanche, who have
suffered their last three defeats beyond regulation. Semyon Varlamov took the
loss despite making 49 saves.