Toronto Falls 5-1 to Coyotes - Recap
The battle between the Coyotes and Maple Leafs didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Toronto was handed a 5-1 defeat on Thursday at Jobing.com Arena.
Phoenix was favored by -150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Phoenix got goals from Shane Doan, Taylor Pyatt, Radim Vrbata, Lauri Korpikoski, and Keith Yandle in the victory. Vrbata opened the scoring at 2:05 of the first period.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 28 of 29 Toronto shots in the victory.
Toronto got a goal from Colby Armstrong in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Toronto got a 16-stop effort from James Reimer in the loss.
Phoenix scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 29-21.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Ducks. The Maple Leafs will aim to get back on the winning track vs Calgary.