Sharks vs Avalanche Final: 3-2 - Recap
The Avalanche came up short Tuesday against the Sharks, falling 3-2 in a shootout.
The Sharks were a -192 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Patrick Marleau potted the shootout winner for San Jose. San Jose got goals from Logan Couture and T.J. Galiardi in the victory. Couture opened the scoring at 0:25 of the first period.
Antti Niemi stopped 25 of 27 Colorado shots in the victory.
Chuck Kobasew and Mark Olver scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 39 of 41 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
San Jose scored 0 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Colorado 41-27 in the game.
San Jose looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Avalanche will aim to get back on the winning track vs Calgary.