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NHL: Colorado 4, San Jose 3 (SO)

Dec. 14, 2011 at 12:53 AM

DENVER, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Gabriel Landeskog scored in the fifth round of a shootout Tuesday to give the Colorado Avalanche a 4-3 win over San Jose.

Landeskog slipped a wrist shot past Antti Niemi for a goal that held up as San Jose's Brad Winchester hit the goal post on the Sharks' final try.

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The two teams meet again Thursday in San Jose.

Matt Duchene, Daniel Winnik and Stefan Elliott scored in regulation for the Avelanche, who have won four in a row. Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots in the win.

Dan Boyle had a goal and an assist for the Sharks, and Patrick Marleau sent the game into overtime with a tip-in at 19:38 of the third period. Jamie McGinn also scored for the Sharks, who have lost three in a row.

San Jose led 2-1 after two periods, but Colorado grabbed a 3-2 lead on goals by Winnik and Duchene. The Sharks pulled their goalie at the end of the period, a move that resulted in Marleau's score-tying goal in the closing seconds.

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