Coyotes Down Pittsburgh 3-1 - Match Report
The Coyotes beat Pittsburgh 3-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Mike Smith's 23 saves.
Bettors who backed the Coyotes were rewarded as +118 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Phoenix got goals from Mike Ribeiro, Radim Vrbata, and Zbynek Michalek in the victory. Ribeiro opened the scoring at 12:42 of the first period.
Mike Smith turned in a 23-save effort for the Coyotes.
Pittsburgh got a goal from Evgeni Malkin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 of 30 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Phoenix scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Phoenix outshot Pittsburgh 30-24 in the game.
Phoenix heads into a battle against the Stars. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ottawa.