Recap - Sharks Defeat Chicago 3-2
|Recap - Sharks Defeat Chicago 3-2|
San Jose earned a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Sunday, but needed a shootout to do it at United Center.
Bettors who backed the Sharks were rewarded as +155 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Joe Pavelski clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Sharks. San Jose got goals from Brent Burns and Jason Demers in the victory. Demers opened the scoring at 10:12 of the first period.
Alex Stalock turned in a 33-save effort for the Sharks.
Chicago got goals from Michal Rozsival and Niklas Hjalmarsson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Corey Crawford stopped 40 of 42 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 0-for-1, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-0 with the man advantage.
Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 42-35.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Nashville looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face New York.