Sharks go up 3-0 on Marleau's OT goal

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for postseason heroics to one simple trait.

"Well, you just try to shoot it on net," Marleau said. "This one was not a hard shot by any means, but you just get it to the net."

That's how good things happen for Marleau and the Sharks, who weathered the Los Angeles Kings' best game of the series and emerged on the brink of advancement.

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