It came down to a shootout and Antero Niittymaki foiled the opposition in a 2-1 victory for San Jose over New York Thursday.
The Sharks were a -270 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Dan Boyle potted the shootout winner for San Jose. Dan Boyle scored for the Sharks in the victory. Boyle opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 14:26 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Joe Pavelski and Patrick Marleau.
Antero Niittymaki turned in a 24-save effort for the Sharks.
New York got a goal from P.A. Parenteau in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
New York got a 37-stop effort from Dwayne Roloson in the loss.
San Jose scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 38-25.
San Jose looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flames. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.