Chicago Skates Past San Jose 2-1 - Recap

The Sharks came up short Friday against the Blackhawks, falling 2-1.

Chicago was favored by -125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Chicago got goals from Viktor Stalberg and Brandon Saad in the victory. Stalberg opened the scoring at 16:40 of the second period.

Ray Emery stopped 26 of 27 San Jose shots in the victory.

Patrick Marleau scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Ray Emery.

Antti Niemi stopped 32 of 34 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Chicago went 0-for-2, while the Sharks were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 34-27.

Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blue Jackets. The Sharks will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.