Coyotes Down Columbus 4-2 - Match Report
|Coyotes Down Columbus 4-2 - Match Report|
Phoenix skated to a 4-2 victory over Columbus on Tuesday in NHL action at Jobing.com Arena.
Bettors who backed the Coyotes were rewarded as -135 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Phoenix got goals from Shane Doan, Scottie Upshall, Vernon Fiddler, and Sami Lepisto in the victory. Upshall opened the scoring at 6:40 of the second period.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 26-save effort for the Coyotes.
R.J. Umberger and Jakub Voracek scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Mathieu Garon stopped 29 of 33 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Phoenix went 0-for-4, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 33-28.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track at Anaheim.