San Jose Skates Past Minnesota 3-2 - Recap
Joe Thornton scored twice to lead the Sharks over Minnesota 3-2 on Saturday at SAP Center.
San Jose won as a -195 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
San Jose got goals from Joe Thornton (2) and Patrick Marleau in the victory. Thornton opened the scoring at 11:12 of the second period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 20-save effort for the Sharks.
Minnesota got goals from Matt Cooke and Keith Ballard in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Minnesota got a 29-stop effort from Darcy Kuemper in the loss.
San Jose scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 32-22.
Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Anaheim.