Recap - Sharks Defeat Edmonton 6-1
|Recap - Sharks Defeat Edmonton 6-1|
San Jose cruised to victory on Saturday, earning an easy 6-1 win over the Oilers at Rexall Place.
San Jose was favored by -139 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
San Jose got goals from Dan Boyle, Dany Heatley, Ryane Clowe, Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture, and John McCarthy in the victory. Heatley opened the scoring at 16:34 of the first period.
Antero Niittymaki turned in a 21-save effort for the Sharks.
Jordan Eberle scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Antero Niittymaki.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 28 of 34 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 3-for-5, while the Oilers were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 34-22.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Calgary looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head on the road to face Calgary.