San Jose vs Toronto Recap - Sharks Win 2-1
|San Jose vs Toronto Recap - Sharks Win 2-1|
Patrick Marleau scored twice to lead the Sharks over Toronto 2-1 on Thursday at Air Canada Centre.
San Jose was favored by -121 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Patrick Marleau (2) scored for the Sharks in the victory. Marleau opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 0:32 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Joe Thornton and Tommy Wingels.
Antti Niemi turned in a 29-save effort for the Sharks.
Toronto got a goal from Jake Gardiner in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
James Reimer stopped 23 of 25 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-2, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-0 with the man advantage.
San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 30-25.
San Jose looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Predators. The Maple Leafs will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.