Colorado vs San Jose Recap - Sharks Win 2-1

Colorado vs San Jose Recap - Sharks Win 2-1

San Jose needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Colorado on Tuesday in NHL action at HP Pavilion.

San Jose was favored by -245 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Ryane Clowe clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 1 for the Sharks. San Jose got goals from Joe Thornton in the victory. Thornton opened the scoring at 17:02 of the third period.

Antti Niemi turned in a 18-save effort for the Sharks.

Erik Johnson scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.

Brian Elliott stopped 34 of 35 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, San Jose went 0-for-4, while the Avalanche were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Colorado lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 35-19.

San Jose looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Avalanche will aim to get back on the winning track vs Edmonton.