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San Jose Skates Past Phoenix 5-3 - Recap

Joe Pavelski scored a pair of goals against the Coyotes as San Jose handed Phoenix a 5-3 defeat on Tuesday at HP Pavilion.

San Jose won as a -149 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

San Jose got goals from Joe Pavelski (2), Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau, and Kyle Wellwood in the victory. Pavelski opened the scoring at 19:52 of the second period.

Antti Niemi turned in a 24-save effort for the Sharks.

Phoenix got goals from Radim Vrbata, Paul Bissonnette, and Keith Yandle in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 33 of 37 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 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 38-36.

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