Marleau scored a power-play goal and recorded an even-strength assist with a game-high five shots on net during Friday's win over Philadelphia.
It was a big game for the 37-year-old winger and it continued a nice run for Marleau. He has four goals, seven points and 26 shots while averaging 18:45 (4:41 with the man advantage) through his past 10 games. The offensive improvement shouldn't be confused with an expected rebound, though. Marleau has seen his point total decline in consecutive seasons, and he's no longer a fantasy star. Still, his current role alongside Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski in all situations is clearly helping him.
Marleau scored the game-winning goal during Friday's 3-2 victory over the Islanders.
With just 23 seconds left in the game and the Islanders tying it shortly before, Marleau sealed the deal for his second game-winner of the year. The 37-year-old now has four markers in November to go along with 30 shots on goal. The veteran seems to still get it done and it certainly helps having Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski by his side.
He put a backhander past Ben Bishop, but was plowed over by Tampa's Andrej Sustr and Brayden Point, and pushed into Bishop. The call on the ice was no goal, but two challenges later, NHL hockey operations staff determined it was good. Marleau has just four goals and five points in 15 games this season while toiling on the
Marleau scored and fired off five shots in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Penguins.
Marleau is still going strong at age 37, with two goals in five games. He skated a season-low 15:25 in this one, but had topped 16 minutes in every game prior. The veteran has launched at least three shots in four of five appearances while skating on the third line.