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Recap - Sharks Defeat Washington 3-2

San Jose skated to a 3-2 victory over Washington on Thursday in NHL action at HP Pavilion.

San Jose won as a -168 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

San Jose got goals from Dany Heatley, Ryane Clowe, and Joe Pavelski in the victory. Pavelski opened the scoring at 18:49 of the first period.

Antti Niemi stopped 23 of 25 Washington shots in the victory.

Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.

Washington got a 25-stop effort from Michal Neuvirth in the loss.

On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-2, while the Capitals were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.

San Jose outshot Washington 28-25 in the game.

Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Buffalo.