Phoenix Skates Past Vancouver 3-2 - Recap
Phoenix earned a 3-2 victory over Vancouver on Tuesday, but needed a shootout to do it at Jobing.com Arena.
Phoenix was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Antoine Vermette clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 6 for the Coyotes. Shane Doan and Radim Vrbata each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Vrbata opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 1:15 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Martin Hanzal.
Mike Smith stopped 31 of 33 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Dan Hamhuis and Ryan Kesler scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Roberto Luongo stopped 30 of 32 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Phoenix scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 33-32.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Ducks. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track at San Jose.