Dany Heatley was the difference, potting a pair for San Jose on Saturday as the Sharks skated off with a 5-2 victory over the Ducks at HP Pavilion.
San Jose was favored by -210 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Dany Heatley (2), Patrick Marleau, Niclas Wallin, and Logan Couture each scored for the Sharks in the victory. Heatley opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 0:36 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Joe Thornton and Dan Boyle.
Antero Niittymaki turned in a 22-save effort for the Sharks.
Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Antero Niittymaki.
Anaheim got a 36-stop effort from Curtis McElhinney in the loss.
On the power play, San Jose went 2-for-6, while the Ducks were 2-for-3 with the man advantage.
Anaheim lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 41-24.
San Jose heads into a battle against the Wild. Anaheim, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tampa Bay.