Blue Jackets Fall To Sharks, Trade Minor-Leaguers With Bruins


UPDATED: Saturday February 8, 2014 9:12 AM

John McCarthy scored his first goal since 2010 to help the San Jose Sharks head into the Olympic break on a winning note after beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Friday night.
    
Patrick Marleau and Tommy Wingels also scored for the Sharks, who won three of four games following a three-game losing streak to reach the break in second place in the Pacific Division. Antti Niemi made 19 saves.
    
San Jose coach Todd McLellan also broke Darryl Sutter's franchise record by coaching in his 435th game. He already is the franchise leader in wins with 257.
    
Ryan Johansen and Boone Jenner scored for the Blue Jackets.
    
The Blue Jackets acquired forward Carter Camper from the Boston Bruins on Friday in exchange for defenseman Blake Parlett.
    
The 25-year-old Camper has been assigned to club's American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.
    
A native of Rocky River, Ohio, Camper is a former Miami (Ohio) player who has appeared in 171 career AHL games with Providence, totaling 37 goals and 128 assists. He has eight goals and 23 assists in 41 games this season.
    
The 24-year-old Parlett has four goals and 14 assists in 37 games with Springfield this season. In 192 career AHL games, he has 18 goals and 58 assists. Columbus acquired the 6-foot-1, 205-pounder on April 3, 2013, as part of a multiplayer trade with the New York Rangers.

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