Phoenix vs Anaheim Wrap - Anaheim Wins 4-1
Anaheim earned a 4-1 victory over Phoenix behind a 2-goal performance from Niklas Hagman on Wednesday at Honda Center.
Bettors who backed the Ducks were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Niklas Hagman (2), Rod Pelley, and Kyle Palmieri each scored for the Ducks in the victory. Pelley opened the scoring for Anaheim, finding the back of the net at 15:48 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Maxime Macenauer and Lubomir Visnovsky.
Jonas Hiller turned in a 19-save effort for the Ducks.
Martin Hanzal scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Jonas Hiller.
Mike Smith stopped 24 of 28 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Anaheim went 1-for-4, while the Coyotes were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Anaheim by a margin of 28-20.
Next game, Anaheim takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Edmonton.