Antti Niemi stopped 35 of 38 shots fired at him by Los Angeles, as the Sharks skated to a 6-3 victory Thursday at STAPLES Center.
San Jose won as a -124 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
San Jose got goals from Ryane Clowe (2), Joe Thornton, Joe Pavelski, Torrey Mitchell, and Jason Demers in the victory. Clowe opened the scoring at 3:58 of the second period.
Antti Niemi stopped 35 of 38 Los Angeles shots in the victory.
Los Angeles got goals from Justin Williams, Alexei Ponikarovsky, and Brad Richardson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Los Angeles got a 21-stop effort from Jonathan Quick in the loss.
San Jose scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while Los Angeles went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 38-27.