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San Jose Skates Past Phoenix 4-1 - Recap

Patrick Marleau scored twice to lead the Sharks over Phoenix 4-1 on Thursday at HP Pavilion.

San Jose was favored by -190 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

San Jose got goals from Patrick Marleau (2), Joe Thornton, and Dan Boyle in the victory. Boyle opened the scoring at 9:05 of the second period.

Antti Niemi stopped 24 of 25 Phoenix shots in the victory.

Ray Whitney scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.

Jason LaBarbera stopped 35 of 39 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, San Jose went 3-for-8, while the Coyotes were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 39-25.

Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face Dallas.