New York Falls 4-1 to Coyotes - Recap
The Coyotes got a 3-goal performance from Radim Vrbata as Phoenix handed New York a 4-1 defeat on Thursday at Jobing.com Arena.
The Coyotes were a -125 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Radim Vrbata (3) and Kyle Chipchura each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Chipchura opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 3:36 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Rob Klinkhammer and Oliver Ekman-Larsson.
Mike Smith turned in a 23-save effort for the Coyotes.
Marc Staal scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 28 of 32 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Phoenix went 1-for-3, while the Rangers were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 32-24.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Rangers will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.