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Minnesota vs San Jose Recap - Sharks Win 4-2

San Jose skated to a 4-2 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday in NHL action at HP Pavilion.

San Jose won as a -140 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

San Jose got goals from Joe Thornton, Dan Boyle, Martin Havlat, and T.J. Galiardi in the victory. Havlat opened the scoring at 1:34 of the first period.

Antti Niemi turned in a 31-save effort for the Sharks.

Minnesota got goals from Dany Heatley and Charlie Coyle in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Niklas Backstrom stopped 29 of 33 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, San Jose went 2-for-5, while the Wild were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

San Jose looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flames. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.