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Video: Sharks’ Vlasic recovers from hit, scores

May 17, 2013, 12:50 AM EDT

Maybe San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic needed a borderline hit to get going.

He missed some time during Thursday’s Game 2 match after Jeff Carter received a two-minute minor for charging him late in the second period:

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Vlasic managed to return in the third period and scored a 3-2 goal, as you can see below:

This represents the 74th career playoff game for the 26-year-old and his first-ever postseason goal.

It wasn’t the game-winner, however, as his delay of game penalty set up a Kings 5-on-3 that swung a 3-2 lead to a 4-3 deficit.

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