Jan 30, 2013, 1:27 AM EDT
Patrick Marleau‘s reign on National Hockey League goalies was put on hold Tuesday.
The 33-year-old San Jose Sharks winger was held to just one assist – coming on Joe Pavelski‘s third goal of the season – in a 3-2 shootout win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Michal Handzus scored the only goal in the breakaway competition.
Marleau opened the season with four straight two-goal games – tying a record from the 1917-18 season – and added a single in a victory over the Vancouver Canucks.
Marleau, with his nine goals in six games, is now on pace for only 72 goals.
Patrick Marleau holding strong on his pace for 96 goals. He has 2 goals in each of San Jose's 4 games this season. 3 were GWG—
Mike Brophy (@HockeyBroph) January 27, 2013
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