Sharks214 -- 7Blues321 -- 6

Jonathan Cheechoo scored with 1 minute 54 seconds remaining to lift visiting San Jose.

Cheechoo got the puck behind the St. Louis net, skated in front and beat G Patrick Lalime with a wrist shot from the right circle.

FIRST PERIOD

Scoring: 1, San Jose, Ekman 2 (McCauley, McLaren), 4:30. 2, San Jose, Marleau 2 (penalty shot), 7:38. 3, St. Louis, Backman 1 (Weight, Cajanek), 10:10 (pp). 4, St. Louis, Mayers 1, 15:21. 5, St. Louis, Young 1 (Weight, Roach), 18:28 (pp).

SECOND PERIOD

Scoring: 6, St. Louis, Cajanek 1 (Young, Roach), 2:13 (pp). 7, San Jose, Dimitrakos 1 (Preissing, Clowe), 12:43. 8, St. Louis, Hoggan 1 (Backman), 14:14.

THIRD PERIOD

Scoring: 9, San Jose, Preissing 1 (Marleau, Sturm), 5:11. 10, San Jose, Dimitrakos 2 (Clowe, Stuart), 5:38. 11, St. Louis, Mayers 2 (Drake, McClement), 7:09. 12, San Jose, Stuart 1 (McCauley), 12:59 (pp). 13, San Jose, Cheechoo 1 (Primeau, Fahey), 18:06.

SHOTS ON GOAL

Sharks 20613 -- 39Blues 1394 -- 26 Power-play opportunities: San Jose 1 of 4; St. Louis 3 of 8. Goalies: San Jose, Nabokov 1-1-0 (26 shots-20 saves). St. Louis, Lalime 0-3-0 (39 shots-32 saves). A: 15,048 (19,022). T: 2:21.