Oilers Fall 4-3 Against Phoenix - Game Recap
|Oilers Fall 4-3 Against Phoenix - Game Recap|
Phoenix needed a shootout to earn a 4-3 victory over Edmonton on Friday in NHL action at Rexall Place.
Phoenix won as a -145 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Eric Belanger, who beat Devan Dubnyk in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Phoenix. Phoenix got goals from Radim Vrbata, Lauri Korpikoski, and Wojtek Wolski in the victory. Korpikoski opened the scoring at 13:13 of the second period.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 27-save effort for the Coyotes.
Shawn Horcoff, Ales Hemsky, and Dustin Penner scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Devan Dubnyk stopped 39 of 42 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Phoenix went 1-for-3, while the Oilers were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 42-30.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track at Anaheim.