Burns helps Sharks stop 4-game skid
San Jose snapped a four-game losing streak (two coming in overtime) by handing the defending Stanley Cup champs only their fourth loss in 13 games.Burns stripped Kings defenseman Drew Doughty just inside the Los Angeles zone and broke in alone before feeding Logan Couture to cap a 2-on-0 break 47 seconds into the final period.The Sharks cashed in on a retaliation penalty to score consecutive power-play goals less than two minutes apart for a 3-o lead in the second period and took a 3-1 lead into the final period.Los Angeles struck with a power-play goal of its own as Brown's sweeping shot from the left circle beat Sharks goalie Antti Niemi at 9:48 of the second period with San Jose defenseman Justin Braun off after hooking Kings forward Anze Kopitar 20 seconds earlier.