Phoenix Ices Los Angeles 5-4 - Recap
The Kings came up short Tuesday against the Coyotes, falling 5-4 in a shootout.
The Coyotes were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
The win was clinched by Mikkel Boedker, who beat Jonathan Quick in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Phoenix. Shane Doan (2) and Radim Vrbata (2) each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Vrbata opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 0:50 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Martin Hanzal and Ray Whitney.
Mike Smith turned in a 25-save effort for the Coyotes.
Justin Williams, Dustin Brown, Drew Doughty, and Andrei Loktionov scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Jonathan Quick stopped 25 of 29 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Phoenix scored 3 times on 7 chances on the power play, while Los Angeles went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face Calgary looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Colorado.