Recap - Coyotes Defeat New York 6-3
|Recap - Coyotes Defeat New York 6-3|
Rob Klinkhammer was the difference, potting a pair for Phoenix on Thursday as the Coyotes skated off with a 6-3 victory over the Islanders at Jobing.com Arena.
Phoenix was favored by -166 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Phoenix got goals from Rob Klinkhammer (2), Mikkel Boedker (2), Mike Ribeiro, and Keith Yandle in the victory. Yandle opened the scoring at 14:34 of the first period.
Mike Smith turned in a 21-save effort for the Coyotes.
Eric Boulton, Kyle Okposo, and John Tavares scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Kevin Poulin stopped 31 of 37 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Phoenix went 1-for-4, while the Islanders were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 37-24.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act home to face Carolina looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Montreal.