Marleau scorew twice as Sharks down Wild

Patrick Marleau netted two power-play goals in 1, at HP Pavillion.

Torrey Mitchell added another second-period goal, while Antti Niemi stopped 21-of-22 shots as the Sharks improved to 8-1-1 in their last 10 games.

Kyle Brodziak scored the lone goal for Minnesota, which had its five-game win streak snapped.

Niklas Backstrom made 33 saves in a losing effort.