Sharks vs Red Wings Final: 1-0 - Recap
It came down to a shootout and Antti Niemi foiled the opposition in a 1-0 victory for San Jose over Detroit Monday.
Bettors who backed the Sharks were rewarded as -120 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Logan Couture clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Sharks.
Antti Niemi stopped 24 of 24 Detroit shots in the victory.
Jimmy Howard stopped 27 of 27 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
San Jose scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Detroit 27-24 in the game.
San Jose heads into a battle against the Bruins. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ottawa.