Sharks vs Canucks Final: 2-1 - Recap
|Sharks vs Canucks Final: 2-1 - Recap|
San Jose needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Vancouver on Thursday in NHL action at Rogers Arena.
San Jose won as a +143 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Joe Pavelski, who beat Roberto Luongo in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for San Jose. San Jose got goals from Logan Couture in the victory. Couture opened the scoring at 13:46 of the second period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 36-save effort for the Sharks.
Henrik Sedin scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Vancouver got a 45-stop effort from Roberto Luongo in the loss.
On the power play, San Jose went 0-for-2, while the Canucks were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 46-37.
San Jose heads into a battle against the Wild. Vancouver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Calgary.