New York Ices San Jose 3-2 - Recap
New York needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over San Jose on Tuesday in NHL action at SAP Center.
The Islanders were a +275 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Kyle Okposo, who beat Antti Niemi in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for New York. New York got goals from Thomas Vanek and Kyle Okposo in the victory. Vanek opened the scoring at 0:51 of the third period.
Kevin Poulin stopped 46 of 48 San Jose shots in the victory.
Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Kevin Poulin.
Antti Niemi stopped 26 of 28 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while San Jose went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 48-28.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For San Jose, they head home to face Minnesota.