Recap - Coyotes Defeat San Jose 5-3
|Recap - Coyotes Defeat San Jose 5-3|
Phoenix got a pair of goals from Lauri Korpikoski as the Coyotes skated to a 5-3 victory over San Jose on Saturday at Jobing.com Arena.
The Coyotes were a +110 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Phoenix got goals from Lauri Korpikoski (2), Raffi Torres, Radim Vrbata, and Martin Hanzal in the victory. Torres opened the scoring at 4:16 of the second period.
Mike Smith stopped 32 of 35 San Jose shots in the victory.
San Jose got goals from Patrick Marleau, Jamie McGinn, and Logan Couture in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
San Jose got a 19-stop effort from Antti Niemi in the loss.
On the power play, Phoenix went 0-for-3, while the Sharks were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Phoenix 35-24 in the game.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For San Jose, they head home to face Calgary.