Phoenix vs Vancouver Recap - Coyotes Win 5-4
|Phoenix vs Vancouver Recap - Coyotes Win 5-4|
Vancouver was unable to break down Mike Smith on Wednesday, firing 43 shots but scoring only 4 times in a 5-4 loss against the Coyotes.
The Coyotes were a +157 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Shane Doan, Rostislav Klesla, Antoine Vermette, Gilbert Brule, and Oliver Ekman-Larsson each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Klesla opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 11:22 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Antoine Vermette and Ray Whitney.
Mike Smith stopped 39 of 43 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Dan Hamhuis, Ryan Kesler, Alexandre Burrows, and David Booth scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Roberto Luongo stopped 28 of 33 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Phoenix went 2-for-2, while the Canucks were 2-for-3 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 43-33.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flames. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Columbus.