Game 5 recap

Star Tribune’s three stars

1. Martin Jones, Sharks: All-worldly effort, he made a career-high 44 saves in a game San Jose was dominated

2. Logan Couture, Sharks: NHL’s leading scorer (29 points) had a goal and two assists in the first period.

3. Evgeni Malkin, Penguins: After one goal in his previous 15 playoff games, he scored for the second game in a row.

By the Numbers

4 Goals in the first 5:06, including Penguins goals 22 seconds apart.

20 Assists for Couture, the fifth to do so in a single playoff since 1994.

23 Points in a single playoff by Brent Burns, tied for fourth among defensemen since 1986.

4-0 The Sharks’ record in Game 5s this postseason.

MICHAEL RUSSO