NHL: San Jose 5, Ottawa 2

Oct. 27, 2013 at 8:26 PM

OTTAWA, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Backup goalie Alex Stalock recorded 38 saves in his first NHL start Sunday, helping lift the San Jose Sharks over Ottawa 5-2.

Stalock manned the net after Antti Niemi was given his first night off following 11 straight starts to begin the season.

Tommy Wingels and James Sheppard each provided a goal and an assist as the streaking Sharks ran their record to 10-1-1.

Tomas Hertl, Andrew Desjardins and Joe Pavleski each scored a goal for San Jose.

Erik Karlsson had a goal and an assist, Marc Methot scored a goal and Craig Anderson made 24 saves for the Senators.

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