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Vasilevskiy has 37 saves, Lightning beat Sharks 7-1

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 37 saves, Steven Stamkos had two power-play goals and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the San Jose Sharks 7-1 on Saturday night.

Tampa Bay also got two goals from Tyler Johnson. Alex Killorn, Victor Hedman and Carter Verhaeghe had the other goals, and Killorn added three assists.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored with 5:16 remaining for the Sharks, who had picked up a point in their previous five road games (4-0-1). Martin Jones was pulled early in the third after allowing four goals on 21 shots.

Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) celebrates with the bench after scoring against the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

Vasilevskiy made a nifty pad save on Kevin Labanc, who skated down the slot and took a pass from Joe Thornton 6 minutes into the second.

After tying Stan Mikita, Joe Mullen and Darryl Sittler for 49th place on the NHL power-play list on his first goal with 27 seconds to go in the second, Stamkos then tied Glenn Anderson for 48th with his 151st career man-advantage goal in the third.

The Lightning converted two of four chances with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) tries to settle the puck in front of San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

Johnson opened the scoring 3:10 into the game. The Lightning didn't allow a goal during three short-handed situations in the opening 10 minutes of play.

San Jose is 0 for 23, including four opportunities Saturday, on the power play over its last 10 games.

Killorn got a loose puck and scored an in-close goal to make it 2-0 at 12:29 of the second.

San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl (48) tries to redirect the puck past Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. Looking on is Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27). (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

Hedman, Johnson and Verhaeghe also had third-period goals. It was Verhaeghe's first NHL goal.

NOTES: Stamkos stopped a six-game goal drought. ... Jones lost for just the third time in last 13 starts. ... Thornton has not scored a goal in his last 40 games. He is three away from becoming the 12th player to appear in 1,600 NHL games. ... Hedman has a goal in three straight games. ... Tampa Bay RW Nikita Kucherov had his seven-game point streak (four goals, 13 points) end.

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Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) makes a save on a shot as defenseman Victor Hedman (77) keeps San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl (48) from a rebound during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

Sharks: Play the third of four straight road games Sunday night at Florida.

Lightning: Host the New York Islanders on Monday night.

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Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) pins San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) to the dasher during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl (48) gets around Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) works the puck around Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

San Jose Sharks right wing Kevin Labanc (62) takes an off balance shot against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) gets around a stick check by San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns (88) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)

Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) is doubled over after taking a stick to the face during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP PhotoChris O'Meara)