Minnesota vs San Jose Wrap - San Jose Wins 3-1
|Minnesota vs San Jose Wrap - San Jose Wins 3-1|
Joe Pavelski scored twice to lead the Sharks over Minnesota 3-1 on Thursday at SAP Center.
The Sharks were a -200 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
San Jose got goals from Joe Pavelski (2) and Tomas Hertl in the victory. Pavelski opened the scoring at 5:54 of the first period.
Antti Niemi stopped 29 of 30 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Minnesota got a goal from Jonas Brodin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 36 of 39 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 3-for-7, while the Wild were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Minnesota 39-30 in the game.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Nashville looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Colorado.