The San Jose Sharks lost the skills competition to the Anaheim Ducks at the Tank.

Timo Meier scored two goals and Erik Karlsson scored his first career NHL hat-trick.

Erik Karlsson also became the first San Jose Sharks defenseman to score a hat-trick in franchise history.

Many, including ourselves here at Shark City Hockey, thought that this was the second occurrence of a defender scoring three goals in Sharks Territory because Brent Burns scored a hat-trick against the St. Louis Blues back in 2013. However, Sharks PR on Twitter stated that Burns was playing at forward during his 3-goal night.

The Sharks will play the Ducks again this weekend at the Tank on November 5th.

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