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Leimer, Sharks shut out Flyers for second win of season

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Philadelphia – James Reimer The San Jose Sharks made 30 saves Sunday against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center.

Eric Carlson, Stephen Lorenz When Nico Sturm He scored in San Jose (2-6-0) in Saturday’s 2-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils.

“Obviously we didn’t get off to a great start this year,” said Leimer. 500 (2-2-0) on the road and we did it. I thought we played probably our best game of the year here tonight. .”

VIDEO: SJS@PHI: Leimer shutout Flyers to win 3-0

Felix Sandstrom He made 22 saves in Philadelphia’s 3-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday (4-2-0).

“We have to learn how to play back-to-back games,” Flyers manager John Tortorella said.

The Flyers also lost to the Florida Panthers, 4-3, in the second of Wednesday’s back-to-back games.

“I don’t think it’s physical exhaustion. I think it’s probably a bit of a mental fog,” said Tortorella. “But if you’re a pro, you have to figure out how to simplify the game. You have to learn how to play back-to-back games. I think we have 16 games this year. Zero RBI.” 2 At least as long as we give ourselves a chance.

Video: SJS@PHI: Karlsson Starts Scoring Sharks in Traffic

Carlson put San Jose ahead 1-0 at 9:32 in the second. Thomas Hertl From above the right faceoff circle. Defense has led the Sharks with 6 goals (3 goals and 3 assists) in 8 games.

“He’s a great player,” said Sharks manager David Quinn. “Looking at some of the things he does, it’s no mystery why he won the Norris Trophy (as the NHL’s best defenseman in 2012 and 2015). drive our attack on.”

Carlsson’s goal came after the Flyers appeared to take a 1-0 lead with their second 7:13 power play goal. Joel Farabybut the call was overturned after a replay review showed Philadelphia to be offside.

‘Obviously disappointing (to lose a goal)’, says Flyers forward Travis Connekny Said. “We had one of those in Florida and were able to bounce back. That’s how the game goes sometimes.”

VIDEO: SJS@PHI: Lorenz doubles lead in second period

Lorenz scored the first goal on the Sharks and at 18:29 of the second put the Sharks ahead 2–0 before sliding down the slot and chipping a point shot from Jacob Megna.

At 16:06 in the third round, he hit an assault shot into the empty net to make it 3-0. It was the first third-period goal for the Sharks of the season.

Reimer made 16 saves in the third period to seal the win and his 26th NHL shutout.

“He has a great point of view,” said Quinn. “He’s been around for a long time. He gives us leadership. When you get that from the goalkeeper it’s an extra bonus. And he’s an impact guy in the locker room, obviously. , look what he did tonight and made some big saves in the third period.They were pushing, and obviously we’re still a little fragile.It’s human nature We’re winning 2-0, we tend to fall back a bit. But like I said before the game, all we want to do is find a way to win the hockey game.”

Note: advance shark Nick Bonino Missed the game and struggles every day with an upper body injury. … San Jose Forward oskar lindblom He received a standing ovation when a video was played to honor his return to Philadelphia. The Flyers bought out the final season of Lindblom’s contract on July 12, and Lindblom signed his two-year contract with the Sharks the next day. …flyer forward James van Rimsdik Left the game after blocking a Sharks forward’s shot Kevin Labanque The first remaining is 6:26. There was no post-match update. …connectny and Kevin Hayes Benched in 3 periods.