Phoenix vs Chicago Wrap - Phoenix Wins 3-2
Phoenix needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Saturday in NHL action at United Center.
Phoenix was an underdog by +165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
David Schlemko clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Coyotes. Phoenix got goals from Rostislav Klesla and Radim Vrbata in the victory. Klesla opened the scoring at 12:06 of the first period.
Mike Smith turned in a 36-save effort for the Coyotes.
Brent Seabrook (2) scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Corey Crawford stopped 29 of 31 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Phoenix went 0-for-5, while the Blackhawks were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 38-31.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Vancouver.