San Jose got a 39-save performance from Thomas Greiss as the Sharks handed Washington a 5-3 loss on Monday at Verizon Center.
San Jose was favored by -118 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
San Jose got goals from Joe Pavelski (2), Patrick Marleau, Brent Burns, and Ryane Clowe in the victory. Pavelski opened the scoring at 12:12 of the first period.
Thomas Greiss stopped 39 of 42 Washington shots in the victory.
Roman Hamrlik, Jeff Schultz, and Dmitry Orlov scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Thomas Greiss.
Braden Holtby stopped 30 of 35 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
San Jose scored 3 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 42-35.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Florida.