Marleau's late goal lifts Sharks, 2-1

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Patrick Marleau scored off a rebound with 2:57 left to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night, extending the Sharks' point streak to eight games.

Ryan Clowe also had a goal for the Sharks, who are 6-0-1 in the new year and 6-0-2 in their last eight. Thomas Greiss had 25 saves to beat the Blue Jackets for the second time in his only two starts since Dec. 3. He also beat Columbus by the same score in San Jose on Jan. 5.

Rick Nash picked up his fourth goal in four games for the Blue Jackets, who split home games on back-to-back nights.

Curtis Sanford had 31 saves for Columbus.