Sharks clip Columbus 3-1 in first home game of 2020

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Joe Thornton scored and moved into a tie for 11th place on the NHL's career list for games played as the San Jose Sharks defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1. Thornton notched his second goal of the season and appeared in his 1,612th NHL game to tie him with Ray Bourque. Kevin Labanc scored a goal and had an assist, Brent Burns had a goal, and Aaron Dell turned back 28 shots for the Sharks. San Jose improved to 4-2-2 over its last eight games. Sonny Milano scored for Columbus, which had its point streak in road games snapped at nine, going 6-0-3 over that stretch.

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