Coyotes Down Edmonton 3-1 - Match Report
|Coyotes Down Edmonton 3-1 - Match Report|
Ilya Bryzgalov made 35 stops Thursday to lead the Coyotes over the Oilers 3-1 at Rexall Place.
Phoenix won as a -190 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Phoenix got goals from Ray Whitney, Radim Vrbata, and Lee Stempniak in the victory. Stempniak opened the scoring at 19:13 of the first period.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 35-save effort for the Coyotes.
Edmonton got a goal from Magnus Paajarvi in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 14 of 17 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Phoenix scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 1-for-9 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 36-17.
Phoenix heads into a battle against the Canucks. Edmonton, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.