Pavelski picks up 4 points as Sharks top Caps

Joe Pavelski totaled four points on two 3 defeat at Verizon Center.

Patrick Marleau, Ryane Clowe and Brent Burns also scored for the Sharks, who rebounded from a 3-0 loss in St. Louis on Sunday.

Joe Thornton added three helpers and Thomas Greiss stopped 39-of-42 shots for his third win in four starts.

Roman Hamrlik, Jeff Schultz and Dmitry Orlov tallied for the Capitals, losers of three straight and eight of 11.

Braden Holtby was shelled for all five scores on 35 shots in defeat.