Kevin Labanc scores in OT, Sharks beat Blues 3-2

Kevin Labanc scored at 3:21 of overtime, Timo Meier had two goals and the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday to take the Western Conference lead. Labanc scored his 12th goal off assists from Logan Couture and Tomas Hertl. Meier extended his goals streak to four games to help San Jose win its fourth straight and move a point ahead of the idle Calgary Flames. The Sharks are 13-3-1 in their last 17 games. Brayden Schenn and Pat Maroon scored for the Blues. St. Louis lost for the third time in five games after going 13-1-1 in its previous 15. The Blues tied it at 2 with 2.1 seconds left in the second period on Schenn’s power-play goal. St. Louis scored midway through the first period on Maroon’s power-play goal. San Jose took a 2-1 lead on Meier’s 25th and 26th goals in the last four minutes of the first period. Meier tied it with a power-play goal at 16:23 of the first period and put the Sharks ahead with 27 seconds left.