San Jose Ices Detroit 4-1 - Recap
San Jose got a pair of goals from Joe Pavelski as the Sharks skated to a 4-1 victory over Detroit on Thursday at SAP Center.
San Jose was favored by -180 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
San Jose got goals from Joe Pavelski (2), Dan Boyle, and Andrew Desjardins in the victory. Pavelski opened the scoring at 4:59 of the first period.
Antti Niemi stopped 24 of 25 Detroit shots in the victory.
Detroit got a goal from Tomas Tatar in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jimmy Howard stopped 19 of 23 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-4, while the Red Wings were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 26-25.
Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.