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Canucks Fall 4-1 Against San Jose - Game Recap

The Sharks beat Vancouver 4-1 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Antti Niemi's 25 saves.

The Sharks were a -108 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

San Jose got goals from Patrick Marleau, Brent Burns, Matt Pelech, and Marc-Edouard Vlasic in the victory. Vlasic opened the scoring at 12:16 of the first period.

Antti Niemi turned in a 25-save effort for the Sharks.

Vancouver got a goal from Mike Santorelli in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Roberto Luongo stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, San Jose went 0-for-3, while the Canucks were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 29-26.

Next game, San Jose takes its act home to face Ottawa looking for another win. For Vancouver, they head home to face Montreal.