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San Jose Ices Chicago 2-1 - Recap

San Jose needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Chicago on Saturday in NHL action at SAP Center.

San Jose won as a -107 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Joe Thornton clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Sharks. San Jose got goals from Joe Pavelski in the victory. Pavelski opened the scoring at 6:10 of the third period.

Antti Niemi turned in a 29-save effort for the Sharks.

Brandon Saad scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.

Corey Crawford stopped 38 of 39 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

San Jose scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Chicago went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 39-30.

Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.