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San Jose vs Phoenix Recap - Sharks Win 4-3

San Jose earned a 4-3 victory over Phoenix on Friday, but needed a shootout to do it at Jobing.com Arena.

San Jose was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Patrick Marleau potted the shootout winner for San Jose. Patrick Marleau, Brent Burns, and Joe Pavelski each scored for the Sharks in the victory. Pavelski opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 9:56 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Joe Thornton and Brent Burns.

Antti Niemi turned in a 34-save effort for the Sharks.

David Moss (2) and Radim Vrbata scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.

Phoenix got a 28-stop effort from Mike Smith in the loss.

San Jose scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Phoenix outshot San Jose 37-31 in the game.

San Jose heads into a battle against the Ducks. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against Anaheim.