Dallas vs San Jose Recap - Sharks Win 5-2
The Sharks earned a 5-2 victory over the Stars on Thursday at HP Pavilion.
The Sharks were a -180 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Brad Winchester, Ryane Clowe, Torrey Mitchell, Jamie McGinn, and Logan Couture each scored for the Sharks in the victory. Couture opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 1:07 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Ryane Clowe.
Antti Niemi turned in a 18-save effort for the Sharks.
Mike Ribeiro and Brenden Morrow scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Andrew Raycroft stopped 27 of 32 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
San Jose scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Dallas went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 36-20.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Dallas, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.