Kings Can't Get Past Osgood in 3-0 Detroit Win
Sharks, Blackhawks break streaks, but only San Jose is pleased
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 23, 2008 4:19 AM CST
San Jose Sharks goalie Evgeni Nabokov makes a save against the Chicago Blackhawks, but looks back for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, in San Jose, Calif....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Chris Osgood turned around the performance that got him yanked last week as Detroit's starting goalie, this time making 27 saves in a perfect performance against the Kings. "They have a pretty good team on paper," Osgood diplomatically said of Los Angeles, but the NHL's worst team couldn't avoid a 3-0 loss, reports the Detroit Free Press. Meanwhile, in San Jose:

The Sharks fended off Chicago to snap their longest winless streak so far this season at four. The 3-2 game also broke the Blackhawks' current streak of four wins, and put a dent in Chicago goalie Patrick Lalime's .962 recent save percentage. Sharks coach Ron Wilson had promised that his team wouldn't be shaking things up, and this time it worked.