San Jose Ices Edmonton 5-4 - Recap
The Sharks beat Edmonton 5-4 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by Antti Niemi's 25 saves.
San Jose won as a -290 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
San Jose got goals from Patrick Marleau, Dan Boyle, Brent Burns, Andrew Desjardins, and Tommy Wingels in the victory. Desjardins opened the scoring at 3:11 of the first period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 25-save effort for the Sharks.
Edmonton got goals from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2), Jordan Eberle, and Taylor Hall in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ben Scrivens stopped 28 of 33 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 1-for-7, while the Oilers were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 33-29.
Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head on the road to face Anaheim.