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Sabres Fall 4-2 Against Phoenix - Game Recap

Phoenix got a 43-save performance from Mike Smith as the Coyotes handed Buffalo a 4-2 loss on Saturday at First Niagara Center.

Phoenix was an underdog by +115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Radim Vrbata (2), Shane Doan, and Paul Bissonnette each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Doan opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 7:09 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Keith Yandle and Derek Morris.

Mike Smith turned in a 43-save effort for the Coyotes.

Patrick Kaleta and Luke Adam scored for the Sabres, finding the net behind Mike Smith.

Buffalo got a 25-stop effort from Jhonas Enroth in the loss.

On the power play, Phoenix went 0-for-2, while the Sabres were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Buffalo outshot Phoenix 45-29 in the game.

Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head home to face Boston.