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Dustin Byfuglien
Sharks blank Jets, 3-0

SAN JOSE, Calif. This goalie competition is starting out as a win-win for the San Jose Sharks. One game after Antti Niemi shut out the Los Angeles Kings on opening night, Alex Stalock blanked the Winnipeg Jets 3-0 in San Jose's 2014-15 home opener Saturday night with the offense coming on goals by Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Tomas Hertl and Patrick Marleau. Stalock was Niemi's backup last season and had to wait until the 12th game of the season to make his first start as Niemi racked up a 9-1-1 record. But coach Todd McLellan declared there would be an open competition for the starting job this season, and didn't stick with Niemi against Winnipeg despite his strong performance. ...