Detroit vs San Jose Wrap - San Jose Wins 5-2
Antti Niemi stopped 40 shots against Detroit on Thursday, leading San Jose to a 5-2 victory at HP Pavilion.
The Sharks were a -137 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
San Jose got goals from Joe Thornton, Brad Winchester, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Joe Pavelski, and Torrey Mitchell in the victory. Pavelski opened the scoring at 19:48 of the first period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 40-save effort for the Sharks.
Danny Cleary and Niklas Kronwall scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Detroit got a 17-stop effort from Jimmy Howard in the loss.
San Jose scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 2-for-3 with the man advantage.
San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 42-28.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.