New York Falls 4-3 to Sharks - Recap
New York was unable to break down Antti Niemi on Friday, firing 38 shots but scoring only 3 times in a 4-3 loss against the Sharks.
San Jose won as a -165 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
San Jose got goals from Joe Thornton, Martin Havlat, Jason Demers, and Matthew Nieto in the victory. Nieto opened the scoring at 13:27 of the first period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 35-save effort for the Sharks.
New York got goals from Frans Nielsen, Brock Nelson, and Anders Lee in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
New York got a 22-stop effort from Evgeni Nabokov in the loss.
On the power play, San Jose went 0-for-1, while the Islanders were 0-for-0 with the man advantage.
San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 38-26.
San Jose looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track vs Buffalo.