Joe Pavelski was the difference, potting a pair for San Jose on Tuesday as the Sharks skated off with a 4-3 victory over the Canucks at HP Pavilion.
Bettors who backed the Sharks were rewarded as -145 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Joe Pavelski (2), Patrick Marleau, and Brent Burns each scored for the Sharks in the victory. Burns opened the scoring for San Jose, finding the back of the net at 2:41 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Scott Hannan and Joe Thornton.
Antti Niemi turned in a 32-save effort for the Sharks.
Vancouver got goals from Alexandre Burrows, Alexander Edler, and Mason Raymond in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Cory Schneider stopped 43 of 47 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, San Jose went 3-for-7, while the Canucks were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Vancouver 47-35 in the game.