Phoenix vs New York Recap - Islanders Win 6-1
New York cruised to victory on Tuesday, earning an easy 6-1 win over the Coyotes at Nassau Coliseum.
New York was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
John Tavares (2), Colin McDonald, Peter Regin, Josh Bailey, and Matt Donovan each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Regin opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 1:49 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brock Nelson.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 33-save effort for the Islanders.
Martin Hanzal scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Phoenix got a 15-stop effort from Mike Smith in the loss.
New York scored 2 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 34-28.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face Detroit.