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Nieto has 2 goals and assist as Sharks beat Canucks 6-2 for 7th straight victory in Vancouver

  • San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi, left, of Finland, and teammate Justin Braun celebrate the team's 6-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi, left, of Finland, and teammate Justin Braun celebrate the team's 6-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)  (The Associated Press)

  • San Jose Sharks' Mirco Mueller, left, of Switzerland, and Vancouver Canucks' Brandon McMillan collide during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    San Jose Sharks' Mirco Mueller, left, of Switzerland, and Vancouver Canucks' Brandon McMillan collide during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)  (The Associated Press)

  • San Jose Sharks' Matt Nieto (83) checks Vancouver Canucks' Luca Sbisa, of Switzerland, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    San Jose Sharks' Matt Nieto (83) checks Vancouver Canucks' Luca Sbisa, of Switzerland, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)  (The Associated Press)

Matt Nieto had two goals and an assist in leading the San Jose Sharks to a 6-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.

Chris Tierney, Melker Karlsson, Logan Couture and Marc-Edouard Vlasic also scored for San Jose, which was coming off a 4-0 home win Monday against Montreal. The Sharks have won seven straight in Vancouver, including the postseason.

Antti Niemi made 26 saves for the San Jose.

Henrik Sedin had both goals for Vancouver, which is second in the Pacific Division, three points ahead of San Jose, Los Angeles and Calgary.