Coyotes Fall 2-1 Against Toronto - Game Recap
Toronto needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Phoenix on Thursday in NHL action at Air Canada Centre.
Toronto was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Joffrey Lupul, who beat Mike Smith in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Toronto. Toronto got goals from Troy Bodie in the victory. Bodie opened the scoring at 15:52 of the first period.
James Reimer turned in a 34-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Martin Hanzal scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind James Reimer.
Mike Smith stopped 26 of 27 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 0-for-3, while the Coyotes were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Phoenix outshot Toronto 35-27 in the game.
Next game, Toronto takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face Ottawa.