SAN JOSE, Calif., May 8 (UPI) -- The San Jose Sharks clinched their Western Conference quarterfinals series Tuesday with a 4-3 overtime victory over the Vancouver Canucks.
Patrick Marelau scored a power-play goal with 6:42 left in overtime when he pounced on a rebound off a shot by Joe Thornton that Canucks goaltender Corey Schneider blocked but could not control.
San Jose swept the series.
Alexander Burrows and Mason Raymond both had a goal and an assist for the Canucks. Alexander Elder also scored while Schneider made 43 saves amid a barrage of 47 shots on goal.