ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — John Gibson made 23 saves for his second shutout of the season, and the Anaheim Ducks ended the San Jose Sharks’ seven-game road winning streak with a 1-0 victory on Friday night.
Mike Santorelli’s fourth goal early in the third period was enough for Gibson, who handed the Sharks their third shutout loss this season and second against Anaheim. The last time the teams met, Anton Khudobin made 31 saves in a 1-0 win on Nov. 7 at San Jose.
Gibson made his fifth straight start with Frederik Andersen sidelined by the flu.
Santorelli beat Martin Jones high to the glove side with a 25-foot wrist shot from the right circle after Nate Thompson worked the puck away from Sharks captain Joe Pavelski behind the net. Thompson was playing in his second game after missing the previous 25 while recovering from shoulder surgery.
Jones made 25 saves. He got a break when a screened 35-foot wrist shot from the slot by Anaheim defenseman Sami Vatanen hit the right post during a power play…