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McCarthy's 1st goal since 2010 sends Sharks into Olympic break with 3-2 win over Blue Jackets

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    San Jose Sharks' John McCarthy, bottom right, scores past Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, top right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) (The Associated Press)

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    San Jose Sharks' Scott Hannan (27) is hugged by teammates after his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) (The Associated Press)

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    San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan yells instructions from the bench during the first period of the Sharks' NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) (The Associated Press)

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    Columbus Blue Jackets' Artem Anisimov, left, is defended by San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski (8) as goalie Antti Niemi watches during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) (The Associated Press)

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    San Jose Sharks' John McCarthy, right, celebrates after scoring past Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) (The Associated Press)

John McCarthy scored his first goal since 2010 to help the San Jose Sharks head into the Olympic break on a winning note after beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Friday night.

Patrick Marleau and Tommy Wingels also scored for the Sharks, who won three of four games following a three-game losing streak to reach the break in second place in the Pacific Division. Antti Niemi made 19 saves.

San Jose coach Todd McLellan also broke Darryl Sutter's franchise record by coaching in his 435th game. He already is the franchise leader in wins with 257.

Ryan Johansen and Boone Jenner scored for the Blue Jackets.