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Devils Fall 5-3 Against Phoenix - Game Recap

Phoenix got a pair of goals from Ray Whitney as the Coyotes skated to a 5-3 victory over New Jersey on Thursday at Jobing.com Arena.

The Coyotes were a -118 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.

Phoenix got goals from Ray Whitney (2), Raffi Torres, Patrick O'Sullivan, and Martin Hanzal in the victory. O'Sullivan opened the scoring at 6:18 of the first period.

Mike Smith stopped 31 of 34 New Jersey shots in the victory.

Zach Parise, Nick Palmieri, and Mark Fayne scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Mike Smith.

New Jersey got a 37-stop effort from Johan Hedberg in the loss.

On the power play, Phoenix went 1-for-4, while the Devils were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 42-34.

Phoenix heads into a battle against the Kings. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.