San Jose vs Minnesota Recap - Wild Win 4-3
|San Jose vs Minnesota Recap - Wild Win 4-3|
The Wild earned a 4-3 victory over the Sharks on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center.
The Wild were a +117 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Matt Cullen, Nick Schultz, Jed Ortmeyer, and Cal Clutterbuck each scored for the Wild in the victory. Clutterbuck opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 9:13 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.
Niklas Backstrom turned in a 25-save effort for the Wild.
Joe Thornton, Brent Burns, and Tommy Wingels scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
San Jose got a 22-stop effort from Thomas Greiss in the loss.
Minnesota scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while San Jose went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 28-26.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Sharks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.