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Minnesota vs San Jose Recap - Sharks Win 6-1

Minnesota couldn't hang with the Sharks on Thursday as San Jose blasted the Wild 6-1 at HP Pavilion.

The Sharks were a -145 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.

San Jose got goals from Martin Havlat (2), Logan Couture (2), Raffi Torres, and Joe Pavelski in the victory. Havlat opened the scoring at 7:42 of the first period.

Antti Niemi stopped 27 of 28 Minnesota shots in the victory.

Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.

Minnesota got a 22-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.

San Jose scored 1 time on 1 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-0 with the man advantage.

Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 29-28.

San Jose looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blue Jackets. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs Calgary.