Pavelski nets winner in third for Sharks

Updated: April 6, 2013

Joe Pavelski scored the winner late in the
third period as the San Jose Sharks took a 2-1 decision over the Calgary
Flames on Friday.

Dan Boyle scored the other goal while Antti Niemi made 23 stops for the
Sharks, who have won seven straight games. With 46 points, the team moved a
point ahead of Los Angeles for fourth place in the Western Conference.

Mikael Backlund scored the lone goal of the game for the Flames, who have lost
12 straight games on the road. Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 39 shots in the loss.