Coyotes vs Flames Final: 4-3 - Recap
|Coyotes vs Flames Final: 4-3 - Recap|
Phoenix earned a 4-3 victory over Calgary on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Bettors who backed the Coyotes were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Ray Whitney potted the shootout winner for Phoenix. Phoenix got goals from Ray Whitney, Daymond Langkow, and Shane Doan in the victory. Langkow opened the scoring at 1:32 of the second period.
Mike Smith turned in a 21-save effort for the Coyotes.
Olli Jokinen, Alex Tanguay, and Matt Stajan scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Calgary got a 26-stop effort from Miikka Kiprusoff in the loss.
Phoenix scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Calgary went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 29-24.
Phoenix heads into a battle against the Oilers. Calgary, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.