Joe Thornton setup both San Jose goals Thursday night as the Sharks edged the Minnesota Wild 2-1.
With his pair of assists, Thornton passed the late Jean Beliveau on the NHL’s all-time points list.
Brent Burns and Joe Pavelski had the goals for the Sharks while Alex Stalock made 18 saves for the win.
Here’s Thornton’s historical point:
San Jose has now won six of seven.
Christian Folin had the lone Wild goal – his first career NHL marker.
Darcy Kuemper made 28 saves as the Wild lost for the second time in three games.