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Dunn scores in overtime, Kraken beat Sharks 2-1

Dunn extends his point streak to 11 games
Credit: AP
Seattle Kraken defenseman Vince Dunn celebrates his overtime goal against the San Jose Sharks in an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, March 16, 2023. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)

SAN JOSE, Calif. — (AP) — Vince Dunn scored 1:58 into overtime and the Seattle Kraken beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Thursday night.

Oliver Bjorkstrand had a goal an an assist for the Kraken, tying the score with his 15th of the season on a breakaway at 7:03 of the third period.

Philipp Grubauer stopped 31 shots, and Dunn extended his point streak to 11 games.

Sharks forward William Eklund scored on a penalty shot for his second career goal, both in the last two games. James Reimer was terrific in net, finishing with 30 saves.

Dunn beat Reimer through the legs to win it.

Eklund's goal early in the third was the first penalty shot a Sharks player had converted since Logan Couture scored against the Minnesota Wild on March 11, 2019.

Less than six minutes later, Yanni Gourde found Bjorkstrand streaking through the middle of the ice and he beat Reimer over his catching glove.


Kraken: Host the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday.

Sharks: Host the New York Islanders on Saturday.

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