San Jose Skates Past Anaheim 4-3 - Recap
San Jose needed a shootout to earn a 4-3 victory over Anaheim on Saturday in NHL action at SAP Center.
San Jose won as a -200 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Joe Pavelski, who beat Jonas Hiller in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for San Jose. San Jose got goals from Patrick Marleau, Martin Havlat, and Logan Couture in the victory. Couture opened the scoring at 4:16 of the second period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 28-save effort for the Sharks.
Corey Perry, Ben Lovejoy, and Alex Grant scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Anaheim got a 32-stop effort from Jonas Hiller in the loss.
San Jose scored 0 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Anaheim went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Anaheim lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 35-31.
San Jose heads into a battle against the Maple Leafs. Anaheim, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.