Recap - Sharks Defeat Phoenix 4-3
|Recap - Sharks Defeat Phoenix 4-3|
The Coyotes came up short Saturday against the Sharks, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
Bettors who backed the Sharks were rewarded as -147 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Ryane Clowe clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Sharks. San Jose got goals from Patrick Marleau, Brent Burns, and Daniel Winnik in the victory. Marleau opened the scoring at 8:09 of the first period.
Antti Niemi stopped 24 of 27 Phoenix shots in the victory.
Daymond Langkow, Derek Morris, and Lauri Korpikoski scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Mike Smith stopped 29 of 32 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
San Jose scored 0 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 32-27.
San Jose looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Coyotes will aim to get back on the winning track vs St. Louis.