Phoenix vs San Jose Wrap - Phoenix Wins 1-0
The Sharks came up short Saturday against the Coyotes, falling 1-0 in a shootout.
Bettors who backed the Coyotes were rewarded as +141 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Radim Vrbata, who beat Antti Niemi in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Phoenix.
Mike Smith turned in a 33-save effort for the Coyotes.
Antti Niemi stopped 21 of 21 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Phoenix scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while San Jose went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Phoenix 33-21 in the game.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For San Jose, they head on the road to face Columbus.