Recap - Coyotes Defeat Edmonton 4-3
|Recap - Coyotes Defeat Edmonton 4-3|
Mike Smith made 36 stops Friday to lead the Coyotes over the Oilers 4-3 at Rexall Place.
Phoenix was favored by -132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Derek Morris, Mike Ribeiro, Radim Vrbata, and Mikkel Boedker each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Boedker opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 14:17 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Antoine Vermette and Lauri Korpikoski.
Mike Smith turned in a 36-save effort for the Coyotes.
David Perron, Matt Hendricks, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the Oilers, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Edmonton got a 25-stop effort from Ilya Bryzgalov in the loss.
On the power play, Phoenix went 1-for-2, while the Oilers were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Edmonton by a margin of 39-29.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Nashville.