Nashville vs Phoenix Wrap - Phoenix Wins 5-4
Phoenix earned a 5-4 victory over Nashville on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at Jobing.com Arena.
The Coyotes were a -143 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Mikkel Boedker potted the shootout winner for Phoenix. Shane Doan, Derek Morris, Antoine Vermette, and Jordan Szwarz each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Szwarz opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 2:21 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Zbynek Michalek and Oliver Ekman-Larsson.
Thomas Greiss turned in a 36-save effort for the Coyotes.
David Legwand, Eric Nystrom, Paul Gaustad, and Matt Hendricks scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Thomas Greiss.
Carter Hutton stopped 21 of 25 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Phoenix scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Nashville went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Nashville outshot Phoenix 40-25 in the game.
Phoenix heads into a battle against the Sharks. Nashville, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.