The San Jose Sharks’ Joe Pavelski took the game into his own hands in the second period by scoring two goals, putting the Sharks up 3-1 on the Avalanche. Both times he scored on a power play and was assisted by Dany Heatley and Patrick Marleau.
The Avalanche had a total of four penalties in the second period. Matt Duchene accounted for the first and fourth penalties, one for tripping and the other for hooking. Kevin Porter and T.J Galiardi had the other penalties. The Avalanche were outshot 14-6 in the second period