Phoenix vs San Jose Recap - Sharks Win 5-3
|Phoenix vs San Jose Recap - Sharks Win 5-3|
San Jose got a pair of goals from Patrick Marleau as the Sharks skated to a 5-3 victory over Phoenix on Thursday at HP Pavilion.
San Jose won as a -200 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Patrick Marleau (2), Joe Thornton, Martin Havlat, 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 19:22 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Joe Pavelski and Joe Thornton.
Antti Niemi stopped 32 of 35 Phoenix shots in the victory.
Phoenix got goals from Steve Sullivan, Antoine Vermette, and Lauri Korpikoski in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jason LaBarbera stopped 30 of 34 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
San Jose scored 2 times on 7 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 2-for-6 with the man advantage.
Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Los Angeles.