San Jose announced F Tomas Hertl had successful surgery Tuesday to repair damaged ligaments in his right knee. ... Dustin Penner was a healthy scratch for the Ducks. Jakob Silfverberg took his place on the top line with Getzlaf and Corey Perry. ... Sharks C Tommy Wingels missed his first game of the season after running into the boards on Sunday. ... Sharks rookie LW Matt Nieto had an assist while making his first NHL appearance in his native Southern California. He is from nearby Long Beach.
San Jose Sharks' Andrew Desjardins, top, and Anaheim Ducks' Bryan Allen fall to the ice during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. The Ducks won 6-3. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)