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Tobias Enstrom's late PP goal helps Jets beat Sharks 4-3

  • San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi, right, of Finland, stop a shot next to Winnipeg Jets' Matt Halischuk (15) and teammate Matt Irwin (52) during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, March 27, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi, right, of Finland, stop a shot next to Winnipeg Jets' Matt Halischuk (15) and teammate Matt Irwin (52) during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Thursday, March 27, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)  (The Associated Press)

  • San Jose Sharks' Brent Burns, left, scores past Winnipeg Jets goalie Al Montoya, center, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 27, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    San Jose Sharks' Brent Burns, left, scores past Winnipeg Jets goalie Al Montoya, center, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 27, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)  (The Associated Press)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Ladd, center, celebrates his goal against the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 27, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Ladd, center, celebrates his goal against the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 27, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)  (The Associated Press)

Tobias Enstrom scored a power-play goal with 3:36 remaining in the third period to help the Winnipeg Jets deal a blow to San Jose's chances to finish in first place by beating the Sharks 4-3 on Thursday night.

Blake Wheeler added a goal and two assists for the Jets, who trail Phoenix by nine points in the race for the second wild card spot in the Western Conference. Andrew Ladd and Dustin Byfuglien also scored, and Al Montoya made 27 saves.

Dan Boyle, Brent Burns and Logan Couture scored for the Sharks, who have lost four of the past six games. San Jose still holds a two-point lead over Anaheim in the Pacific Division but the Ducks have three games in hand. Antti Niemi made 27 saves for San Jose.