Coyotes vs Canadiens Final: 5-2 - Recap
|Coyotes vs Canadiens Final: 5-2 - Recap|
Phoenix got a pair of goals from Radim Vrbata as the Coyotes skated to a 5-2 victory over Montreal on Thursday at Jobing.com Arena.
Phoenix was favored by -143 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Phoenix got goals from Radim Vrbata (2), Shane Doan, Lauri Korpikoski, and Oliver Ekman-Larsson in the victory. Vrbata opened the scoring at 2:08 of the first period.
Mike Smith stopped 24 of 26 Montreal shots in the victory.
Montreal got goals from Andrei Markov and Alex Galchenyuk in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Montreal got a 18-stop effort from Peter Budaj in the loss.
Phoenix scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 26-23.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track at San Jose.