Atlanta Skates Past San Jose 4-2 - Recap
Atlanta got a 37-save performance from Chris Mason as the Thrashers handed San Jose a 4-2 loss on Saturday at HP Pavilion.
Atlanta was an underdog by +215 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Anthony Stewart, Andrew Ladd, Dustin Byfuglien, and Evander Kane each scored for the Thrashers in the victory. Ladd opened the scoring for Atlanta, finding the back of the net at 1:23 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Bryan Little.
Chris Mason stopped 37 of 39 San Jose shots in the victory.
Dany Heatley and Ryane Clowe scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Chris Mason.
Antti Niemi stopped 24 of 28 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Atlanta went 1-for-3, while the Sharks were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Atlanta lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 39-28.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sabres. The Sharks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Carolina.