Demers and Greiss lead San Jose to 2-1 win over Kings

Jason Demers scored in the shootout and Thomas Greiss made 24 saves in net as the San Jose Sharks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 last night in Ontario, CA.

Benn Ferriero gave the Sharks a 1-0 lead in the first period. Greiss was ten seconds away from a shutout before Dustin Brown scored for the Kings.

The game featured three fights as Brad Staubitz, Derek Joslin, and Brandon Mashinter all dropped the gloves.

The Sharks are now 1-0 in preseason action.

FIRST PERIOD -- Scoring: 1, San Jose, Benn Ferriero 1 (Mathieu
Dandenault), 12:52. Penalties: D Murray, San (boarding), 1:56; D
Helminen, San (hooking), 5:53; M Dandenault, San (interference), 8:44;
S Nichol, San (roughing), 15:37; M Cliche, Los (roughing), 15:37.

SECOND PERIOD -- Scoring: None. Penalties: A Frolov, Los (hooking),
0:49; Bench, San (too many men served by B Mashinter), 1:59; R
Ivanans, Los (instigator, major fighting, misconduct), 10:37; B
Staubitz, San (major fighting), 10:37; D Drewiske, Los
(cross-checking), 10:50; J Demers, San (tripping), 12:15; B Mashinter,
San (major fighting), 14:29; K Clifford, Los (major fighting), 14:29;
J Johnson, Los (closing hand on puck), 15:47; D Doughty, Los
(interference), 16:21; J Johnson, Los (slashing, major fighting),
20:00; D Joslin, San (major fighting), 20:00.

THIRD PERIOD -- Scoring: 2, Los Angeles, Dustin Brown 1 (power play)
(Andrei Loktionov), 19:50. Penalties: K Henderson, San (tripping),
4:22; D Joslin, San (interference), 10:32; A Loktionov, Los
(cross-checking), 16:56; D Hinote, San (cross-checking), 19:40.

OVERTIME -- Scoring: None. Penalties: D Drewiske, Los (tripping),
0:20; K Clifford, Los (hooking), 3:43.

SHOOTOUT -- Los Angeles, Andrei Loktionov (saved), Teddy Purcell
(saved), Brayden Schenn (saved), Trevor Lewis (saved). San Jose, Ryan
Vesce (saved), Devin Setoguchi (saved), Benn Ferriero (saved), Jason
Demers (goal).

Shots on goal:
SAN JOSE          5  9 4 8 --26
LOS ANGELES 10 5 9 1 --25

Power-play Conversions: SAN - 0 of 8, LOS - 1 of 8. Goalies : San
Jose, Thomas Greiss (25 shots, 24 saves; record: 1-0-0). Los Angeles,
Jon Quick (26 shots, 25 saves; record: 0-0-0). A: 6,245. Referees:
Justin St. Pierre, Brian Pochmara. Linesmen: Shane Heyer,
Jay Sharrers.

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