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San Jose Sharks score 5 times in 2nd period, beat Anaheim Ducks 6-3

  • San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi, left, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks' Andrew Cogliano (7) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi, left, blocks a shot by Anaheim Ducks' Andrew Cogliano (7) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)  (The Associated Press)

  • The San Jose Sharks celebrate a goal by Patrick Marleau (12) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    The San Jose Sharks celebrate a goal by Patrick Marleau (12) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)  (The Associated Press)

  • Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Kesler (17) is tangled between San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski, left, and goalie Antti Niemi during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Kesler (17) is tangled between San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski, left, and goalie Antti Niemi during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)  (The Associated Press)

Patrick Marleau, Barclay Goodrow and James Sheppard each had a goal and an assist, and the San Jose Sharks used a big second period to beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-3 on Thursday night.

San Jose scored five times in the second and extended its home winning streak against Anaheim to seven. Joe Pavelski scored in the first, and Antti Niemi had 25 stops for his third consecutive win.

The Sharks also improved to 4-0-1 against the division-leading Ducks this season.

Andrew Cogliano, Matt Beleskey and Patrick Maroon scored for Anaheim.