San Jose seeks its seventh consecutive victory when it visits Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins today.
The Sharks watched their two-goal lead disappear against Toronto before defenseman Brad Stuart scored with four minutes remaining in the second period en route to a 4-2 victory Tuesday.
Captain Joe Thornton scored a goal Tuesday, giving him 1,148 career points. The former Hart Trophy winner trails Michel Goulet by four points for 49th place on the all-time list. Thornton extended his point streak to five games with the tally.
Pittsburgh also overcame an early two-goal deficit Tuesday in a 3-2 triumph over the New York Islanders. Crosby, who will play in his 500th game today, raised his league-leading total to 38 points while Malkin notched two assists to remain one point behind his teammate.
Sharks vs. Penguins
WHEN: Thursday, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh
TV: CSN California
RADIO: KFOX (98.5 FM, 102.1 FM)