Phoenix Skates Past Colorado 3-2 - Recap
Colorado was unable to break down Mike Smith on Monday, firing 43 shots but scoring only 2 times in a 3-2 loss against the Coyotes.
Phoenix was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Phoenix got goals from Shane Doan (2) and Oliver Ekman-Larsson in the victory. Doan opened the scoring at 9:10 of the first period.
Mike Smith turned in a 41-save effort for the Coyotes.
Matt Duchene and Mark Olver scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Colorado got a 27-stop effort from Semyon Varlamov in the loss.
Phoenix scored 0 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Colorado outshot Phoenix 43-30 in the game.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Predators. The Avalanche will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.