Anaheim vs Phoenix Recap - Coyotes Win 5-4
|Anaheim vs Phoenix Recap - Coyotes Win 5-4|
The Ducks came up short Saturday against the Coyotes, falling 5-4 in a shootout.
Bettors who backed the Coyotes were rewarded as -121 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Steve Sullivan clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Coyotes. Phoenix got goals from Lauri Korpikoski (2), Steve Sullivan, and Matthew Lombardi in the victory. Lombardi opened the scoring at 10:30 of the first period.
Mike Smith stopped 31 of 35 Anaheim shots in the victory.
Andrew Cogliano (3) and Saku Koivu scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Viktor Fasth stopped 33 of 37 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Phoenix scored 0 times on 0 chances on the power play, while Anaheim went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Anaheim lost the shots on goal battle to Phoenix by a margin of 37-35.