Avs lose to sharks 6-2, Colorado’s first loss to San Jose this season

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Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) catches a shot attempt by the San Jose Sharks during the second period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Monday, March 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Erik Karlsson scored for the first time this season during a four-goal third period that helped the San Jose Sharks roll past the Colorado Avalanche 6-2.

Rudolfs Balcers broke a tie early in the third, John Leonard scored on a breakaway and Evander Kane added an empty-netter as the Sharks pulled away to beat the Avalanche for the first time in three tries this season.

Radim Simek and Kevin Labanc also scored for San Jose, and Martin Jones made 33 saves. Samuel Girard and Gabriel Landeskog scored for the Avalanche.

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