San Jose Skates Past New York 9-2 - Recap
San Jose cruised to victory on Tuesday, earning an easy 9-2 win over the Rangers at SAP Center.
San Jose was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
San Jose got goals from Tomas Hertl (4), Dan Boyle, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Logan Couture, Justin Braun, and Matthew Nieto in the victory. Vlasic opened the scoring at 4:23 of the first period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 18-save effort for the Sharks.
New York got goals from Brad Richards and Derek Dorsett in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 2-for-3, while the Rangers were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 47-20.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Vancouver looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Anaheim.