San Jose Ices Detroit 3-2 - Recap
Antti Niemi made 38 stops Thursday to lead the Sharks over the Red Wings 3-2 at HP Pavilion.
San Jose won as a -128 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Patrick Marleau, Devin Setoguchi, and Logan Couture each scored for the Sharks in the victory. Setoguchi opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 12:20 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Joe Thornton and Dan Boyle.
Antti Niemi stopped 38 of 40 Detroit shots in the victory.
Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Jimmy Howard stopped 27 of 30 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
San Jose scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 40-30.