San Jose Falls 5-4 to Canucks - Recap

San Jose Falls 5-4 to Canucks - Recap

Vancouver needed a shootout to earn a 5-4 victory over San Jose on Thursday in NHL action at HP Pavilion.

The Canucks were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Alexandre Burrows clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Canucks. Vancouver got goals from Sami Salo, Daniel Sedin, Alexandre Burrows, and Mason Raymond in the victory. Burrows opened the scoring at 13:25 of the first period.

Cory Schneider stopped 44 of 48 San Jose shots in the victory.

Ryane Clowe (2), Devin Setoguchi, and Torrey Mitchell scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Cory Schneider.

Antti Niemi stopped 24 of 28 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Vancouver scored 2 times on 6 chances on the power play, while San Jose went 1-for-7 with the man advantage.

Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 48-28.

Vancouver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flames. The Sharks will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.