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Sharp scores 1st 2 goals since Jan., Keith also ends drought in Blackhawks 6-2 win over Sharks

  • Chicago Blackhawks' Duncan Keith, left, celebrates his goal with teammates Marian Hossa, center, and Brandon Saad (20) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, Saturday, March 14, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Chicago Blackhawks' Duncan Keith, left, celebrates his goal with teammates Marian Hossa, center, and Brandon Saad (20) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, Saturday, March 14, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)  (The Associated Press)

  • Chicago Blackhawks' Brad Richards, right, is defended by San Jose Sharks' Mirco Mueller (41) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 14, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Chicago Blackhawks' Brad Richards, right, is defended by San Jose Sharks' Mirco Mueller (41) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 14, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)  (The Associated Press)

  • Chicago Blackhawks' Bryan Bickell (29) collides against the boards with San Jose Sharks' Brent Burns during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 14, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Chicago Blackhawks' Bryan Bickell (29) collides against the boards with San Jose Sharks' Brent Burns during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 14, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)  (The Associated Press)

Patrick Sharp scored his first two goals since January and Duncan Keith also broke a long scoring drought to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the San Jose Sharks 6-2 on Saturday.

Brandon Saad broke a tie with a third-period goal, and Bryan Bickell and Marian Hossa also scored for the Blackhawks, who have won six of their last eight games. Corey Crawford made 33 saves.

Melker Karlsson and Joe Thornton scored for the Sharks, who began the day three points behind Los Angeles for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Antti Niemi made 24 saves.