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Marleau's tiebreaking power-play goal in 3rd period gives Sharks 5-4 victory over Oilers

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    San Jose Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle (22) celebrates his goal with defenseman Matt Irwin, left, and Logan Couture (39) after scoring against the Edmonton Oilers during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) (The Associated Press)

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    San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) blocks a goal attempt by Edmonton Oilers center Matt Hendricks (23) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) (The Associated Press)

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    Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall (4) collides with San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31), of Finland, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) (The Associated Press)

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    Edmonton Oilers left wing Taylor Hall (4) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) (The Associated Press)

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    San Jose Sharks left wing James Sheppard (15) battles for the puck against Edmonton Oilers center Matt Hendricks (23) and defenseman Mark Fraser (5) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) (The Associated Press)

Patrick Marleau scored his 32nd goal of the season with 7:29 left in the third period to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 5-4 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.

The Sharks had blown a 3-1 lead and were 0 for 5 on power plays before Marleau rocketed a shot past Edmonton goalie Ben Scrivens after Scrivens had deflected a one-timer by San Jose's Brent Burns.

Dan Boyle, Andrew Desjardins and Tommy Wingels also scored for the Sharks, who moved within one point of first-place Anaheim in the Pacific Division.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two goals and two assists for Edmonton, which lost for the fourth time in five meetings between the teams this season.