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Recap - Sharks Defeat Calgary 2-1

The Sharks beat Calgary 2-1 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Antti Niemi's 23 saves.

San Jose won as a -260 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

San Jose got goals from Dan Boyle and Joe Pavelski in the victory. Boyle opened the scoring at 2:40 of the third period.

Antti Niemi turned in a 23-save effort for the Sharks.

Mikael Backlund scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.

Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 39 of 41 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

San Jose scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Calgary went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 41-24.

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