Phoenix Ices Nashville 5-3 - Recap
|Phoenix Ices Nashville 5-3 - Recap|
The Coyotes beat Nashville 5-3 on Sunday, earning a victory backstopped by Mike Smith's 29 saves.
Phoenix won as a +110 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Shane Doan, Taylor Pyatt, Radim Vrbata, Antoine Vermette, and Martin Hanzal each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Vermette opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 8:32 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Keith Yandle and Mikkel Boedker.
Mike Smith turned in a 29-save effort for the Coyotes.
Nashville got goals from Ryan Suter, Andrei Kostitsyn, and Patric Hornqvist in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Pekka Rinne stopped 34 of 39 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Phoenix went 0-for-2, while the Predators were 2-for-2 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 39-32.