San Jose Ices New Jersey 2-1 - Recap
San Jose skated to a 2-1 victory over New Jersey on Saturday in NHL action at SAP Center.
San Jose was favored by -227 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Scott Hannan and Tyler Kennedy each scored for the Sharks in the victory. Hannan opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 4:25 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Joe Thornton and Brent Burns.
Antti Niemi stopped 18 of 19 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Patrik Elias scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Martin Brodeur stopped 28 of 30 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 0-for-3, while the Devils were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 30-19.
San Jose heads into a battle against the Kings. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Winnipeg.