Sharks Down Phoenix 4-2 - Match Report
|Sharks Down Phoenix 4-2 - Match Report|
San Jose skated to a 4-2 victory over Phoenix on Monday in NHL action at Jobing.com Arena.
The Sharks were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau, Dany Heatley, and Logan Couture each scored for the Sharks in the victory. Marleau opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 3:45 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Joe Pavelski.
Antti Niemi stopped 34 of 36 Phoenix shots in the victory.
Phoenix got goals from Derek Morris and Oliver Ekman-Larsson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 32 of 35 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-3, while the Coyotes were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Vancouver looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Nashville.