Recap - Coyotes Defeat Atlanta 4-3
|Recap - Coyotes Defeat Atlanta 4-3|
The Thrashers came up short Thursday against the Coyotes, falling 4-3.
Phoenix was favored by -160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Phoenix got goals from Shane Doan, Eric Belanger, Lauri Korpikoski, and Martin Hanzal in the victory. Belanger opened the scoring at 3:41 of the first period.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 33-save effort for the Coyotes.
Chris Thorburn, Andrew Ladd, and Rich Peverley scored for the Thrashers, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 28 of 32 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Phoenix went 0-for-1, while the Thrashers were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Atlanta by a margin of 36-32.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Predators. The Thrashers will aim to get back on the winning track at Edmonton.