Phoenix Ices Nashville 5-2 - Recap
|Phoenix Ices Nashville 5-2 - Recap|
The Coyotes beat Nashville 5-2 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Jason LaBarbera's 23 saves.
Phoenix won as a +117 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ray Whitney, Shane Doan, Lauri Korpikoski, David Schlemko, and Mikkel Boedker each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Schlemko opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 12:00 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Petteri Nokelainen and Raffi Torres.
Jason LaBarbera turned in a 23-save effort for the Coyotes.
Ryan Suter and Colin Wilson scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Jason LaBarbera.
Pekka Rinne stopped 26 of 30 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Phoenix scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Nashville went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Phoenix outshot Nashville 31-25 in the game.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Jersey.