The Sharks beat Nashville 3-2 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by Antti Niemi's Antti NiemiSaves saves.
San Jose was favored by -165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
San Jose got goals from Patrick Marleau, Ryane Clowe, and Justin Braun in the victory. Clowe opened the scoring at 8:17 of the first period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 23-save effort for the Sharks.
Shea Weber and Joel Ward scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Pekka Rinne stopped 30 of 33 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-2, while the Predators were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Nashville 33-25 in the game.
San Jose heads into a battle against the Canucks. Nashville, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.