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Ottawa Ices Phoenix 5-2 - Recap

Alex Kovalev scored a pair of goals against the Coyotes as Ottawa handed Phoenix a 5-2 defeat on Tuesday at Scotiabank Place.

Ottawa was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Ottawa got goals from Alex Kovalev (2), Daniel Alfredsson, Chris Kelly, and Erik Karlsson in the victory. Karlsson opened the scoring at 5:27 of the first period.

Brian Elliott turned in a 28-save effort for the Senators.

Keith Yandle and Sami Lepisto scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Brian Elliott.

Jason LaBarbera stopped 17 of 20 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Ottawa went 2-for-5, while the Coyotes were 0-for-7 with the man advantage.

Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 36-30.

Ottawa looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Coyotes will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.