Flyers Fall 5-4 Against San Jose - Game Recap
San Jose earned a 5-4 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday, but needed a shootout to do it at Wells Fargo Center.
San Jose won as a +128 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ryane Clowe clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Sharks. Ryane Clowe, Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture, and Jason Demers each scored for the Sharks in the victory. Clowe opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 19:55 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Niclas Wallin and Jason Demers.
Antero Niittymaki turned in a 31-save effort for the Sharks.
Philadelphia got goals from Scott Hartnell, Nikolay Zherdev, Claude Giroux, and Ville Leino in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 of 33 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-5, while the Flyers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 35-33.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head on the road to face Toronto.