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Sharks Down Detroit 3-2 - Match Report

San Jose got a pair of goals from Martin Havlat as the Sharks skated to a 3-2 victory over Detroit on Saturday at HP Pavilion.

The Sharks were a -140 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.

San Jose got goals from Martin Havlat (2) and Joe Pavelski in the victory. Pavelski opened the scoring at 0:48 of the first period.

Antti Niemi stopped 26 of 28 Detroit shots in the victory.

Pavel Datsyuk and Valtteri Filppula scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.

Jimmy Howard stopped 32 of 35 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

San Jose scored 0 times on 3 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 35-28.

San Jose heads into a battle against the Ducks. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.