San Jose Ices Detroit 2-1 - Recap
The Sharks beat Detroit 2-1 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Antti Niemi's 24 saves.
San Jose was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
San Jose got goals from Joe Pavelski and Benn Ferriero in the victory. Pavelski opened the scoring at 10:22 of the third period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 24-save effort for the Sharks.
Nicklas Lidstrom scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Jimmy Howard stopped 44 of 46 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
San Jose scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 46-25.