Sharks Down Pittsburgh 4-3 - Match Report
The Penguins came up short Thursday against the Sharks, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
San Jose was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Ryane Clowe potted the shootout winner for San Jose. San Jose got goals from Patrick Marleau, Ryane Clowe, and Jamie McGinn in the victory. Marleau opened the scoring at 2:37 of the second period.
Thomas Greiss turned in a 29-save effort for the Sharks.
Evgeni Malkin (2) and Deryk Engelland scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Thomas Greiss.
Pittsburgh got a 34-stop effort from Marc-Andre Fleury in the loss.
San Jose scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 0-for-0 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Pittsburgh 37-36 in the game.
Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Nashville looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.