San Jose Ices Edmonton 5-1 - Recap
|San Jose Ices Edmonton 5-1 - Recap|
Edmonton couldn't hang with the Sharks on Thursday as San Jose blasted the Oilers 5-1 at SAP Center.
San Jose won as a -250 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Patrick Marleau, Brent Burns, Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture, and Bracken Kearns each scored for the Sharks in the victory. Burns opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 14:37 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Joe Pavelski and Joe Thornton.
Antti Niemi turned in a 23-save effort for the Sharks.
Edmonton got a goal from Nail Yakupov in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 31 of 36 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 0-for-3, while the Oilers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 36-24.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head on the road to face Anaheim.