The Vancouver Canucks will look for their first win in this best of seven opening round NHL playoff series against the San Jose Sharks from pro hockey on Sunday night. Face off time from San Jose is scheduled for 10PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBC Sports Network.
The NHL playoff odds from game three has the home team San Jose Sharks favored by -145 odds with the take back on the road underdog Vancouver Canucks at +125 odds. The goal total is set at 5 goals.
San Jose takes the 2-0 series lead following their game two 3-2 road victory at the Vancouver Canucks in overtime as a +121 odds underdog. The game ended right at the closing total of 5 goals.
The Sharks won game one 3-1 so the team takes the first two road games of this best of seven series. In game two San Jose outshot Vancouver by a 33-31 margin and won three less face offs. San Jose was trailing 2-1 deep in the third period and strike the equalizer as Patrick Marleau scores at 19:04 to force the overtime. Raffi Torres nets the game winner in the extra session for San Jose at 5:31 at even strength. Vancouver went 1 of 3 on their power plays and the Sharks survived an 0 of 5 performance on the man advantage. For the series San Jose has converted just once in ten power play opportunities. Good goaltending in hockey can overcome every bad stat in the book for a winning team in the game of hockey.