Red Wings Fall 5-2 Against Phoenix - Game Recap
Mike Ribeiro was the difference, potting a pair for Phoenix on Saturday as the Coyotes skated off with a 5-2 victory over the Red Wings at Jobing.com Arena.
The Coyotes were a -111 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Mike Ribeiro (2), Antoine Vermette, Mike Smith, and Martin Hanzal each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Vermette opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 19:00 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Rob Klinkhammer and Oliver Ekman-Larsson.
Mike Smith turned in a 31-save effort for the Coyotes.
Todd Bertuzzi and Pavel Datsyuk scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Jimmy Howard stopped 28 of 32 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Phoenix scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act home to face Calgary looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face San Jose.