Sharks vs Stars Final: 6-3 - Recap
|Sharks vs Stars Final: 6-3 - Recap|
Joe Thornton scored a pair of goals against the Stars as San Jose handed Dallas a 6-3 defeat on Tuesday at American Airlines Center.
The Sharks were a -102 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
San Jose got goals from Joe Thornton (2), Dany Heatley (2), Ryane Clowe, and Torrey Mitchell in the victory. Thornton opened the scoring at 6:23 of the second period.
Antti Niemi stopped 34 of 37 Dallas shots in the victory.
Mike Ribeiro, Toby Petersen, and Jamie Benn scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 33 of 37 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-3, while the Stars were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 39-37.
Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Dallas, they head home to face Chicago.