Edmonton Ices Phoenix 3-2 - Recap
Edmonton earned a 3-2 victory over Phoenix on Saturday, but needed a shootout to do it at Rexall Place.
Edmonton was an underdog by +115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
The win was clinched by Jordan Eberle, who beat Mike Smith in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Edmonton. Edmonton got goals from Jordan Eberle and Teemu Hartikainen in the victory. Eberle opened the scoring at 16:22 of the second period.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 34 of 36 Phoenix shots in the victory.
Matthew Lombardi and Kyle Chipchura scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Nikolai Khabibulin.
Mike Smith stopped 41 of 43 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Edmonton went 1-for-4, while the Coyotes were 1-for-7 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 43-36.
Edmonton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blackhawks. The Coyotes will aim to get back on the winning track at Calgary.