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NHL: San Jose 3, Columbus 2

Feb. 8, 2014 at 1:25 AM   |   Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Tommy Wingels led a 47-shot assault with a third-period goal Friday and the San Jose Sharks went into the Olympic break with a 3-2 victory over Columbus.

Wingels crashed the net and scored what turned out to be decisive goal 5:11 into the third period to give San Jose a 3-1 advantage.

The Sharks outshot the Blue Jackets 19-4 in the final period to secure their second victory in three games heading into a 20-day break during the Sochi Games.

Patrick Marleau and John McCarthy also scored.

Antti Niemi turned aside 19-of-21 shots to earn the win.

Ryan Johansen scored his 24th of the season and Boone Jenner added a third-period goal for Columbus, which dropped a second straight.

Sergei Bobrovsky made 44 saves.

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