Kadri tugs at Thornton's beard, Maple Leafs beat Sharks

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"They're a veteran team, they know how to play, and it looks like it when the game is on the line", Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said of the Sharks. "By no means did I expect that".

Kadri scored on a power play midway through the second for his 14th goal. Kadri grabbed Thornton's rather huge beard during the scrap.

Matthews and Tyler Bozak scored for the Leafs in the six-round shootout.

The Sharks veteran watched a clump of his brown-and-gray beard hit the ice after dropping gloves with Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri just two minutes into their game Thursday night.

"We were trying to figure out what it was", Sharks forward Chris Tierney said. I felt he came across with a slash there, then another one, and I gave one back.

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"It was a good fight".

"We want to push the pace in this game", Leafs winger Matt Martin said at the morning skate, where the Leafs talked about their season-long inconsistencies with their starts to games. We just don't see those very often.

Dillon tied it with 52 seconds left in the first.

The Maple Leafs opened the scoring with 1:23 left in the first the when Auston Matthews recorded his 18th of the season, redirecting a Connor Carrick point shot through Jones' five hole. He handed it to Tierney, who easily converted the gift into his ninth goal of the season to tie the score. Toronto was especially sharp, and fortunate, to kill off the final 1:50 of the overtime period with Mitch Marner in the penalty box after an accidental double-minor for high sticking.

NOTES: San Jose is three games into an 11-game run that features nine games on the road thanks to the USA figure skating championships back at the SAP Center.

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