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Evgeni Nabokov
Sharks lose to Capitals in overtime

SAN JOSE, Calif. The San Jose Sharks played their best game of their homestand but still couldn't avoid their third straight loss. Joel Ward of the Washington Capitals scored with 2:18 left in overtime, handing the Sharks a 5-4 loss Wednesday night in a wild, back-and forth game at SAP Center. In regulation time, the Sharks got scoring from a host of familiar offensive sources. Brent Burns scored goals 22 seconds apart early in the second period, Logan Couture scored for the second time in three games, and Joe Thornton added one with 5:31 left in the third period to tie the game 4-4. With the game tied 2-2, Couture picked up a rebound after a Matt Nieto shot on goal, skated behind...