Sharks Down Tampa Bay 5-1 - Match Report
San Jose cruised to victory on Thursday, earning an easy 5-1 win over the Lightning at SAP Center.
San Jose won as a -230 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
San Jose got goals from Tommy Wingels (2), Patrick Marleau, Brad Stuart, and Brent Burns in the victory. Wingels opened the scoring at 3:39 of the first period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 36-save effort for the Sharks.
Tyler Johnson scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Anders Lindback stopped 31 of 36 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
San Jose scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot San Jose 37-36 in the game.
Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Anaheim.