Recap - Ducks Defeat San Jose 5-3
|Recap - Ducks Defeat San Jose 5-3|
Francois Beauchemin was the difference, potting a pair for Anaheim on Monday as the Ducks skated off with a 5-3 victory over the Sharks at Honda Center.
Anaheim was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Anaheim got goals from Francois Beauchemin (2), Ryan Getzlaf, Peter Holland, and Emerson Etem in the victory. Beauchemin opened the scoring at 14:06 of the first period.
Viktor Fasth stopped 32 of 35 San Jose shots in the victory.
Patrick Marleau, Jason Demers, and Matt Irwin scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Viktor Fasth.
Antti Niemi stopped 23 of 27 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Anaheim went 0-for-1, while the Sharks were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Anaheim lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 35-28.
Next game, Anaheim takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For San Jose, they head on the road to face Edmonton.