Coyotes vs Sharks Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Coyotes vs Sharks Final: 3-2 - Recap|
It came down to a shootout and Mike Smith foiled the opposition in a 3-2 victory for Phoenix over San Jose Saturday.
Phoenix was an underdog by +170 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Antoine Vermette potted the shootout winner for Phoenix. Antoine Vermette and Mikkel Boedker each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Vermette opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 0:36 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Rob Klinkhammer and Mikkel Boedker.
Mike Smith turned in a 48-save effort for the Coyotes.
Dan Boyle and Joe Pavelski scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Antti Niemi stopped 28 of 30 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Phoenix went 0-for-4, while the Sharks were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
San Jose outshot Phoenix 50-30 in the game.
Phoenix heads into a battle against the Canucks. San Jose, meanwhile, will have their next action against Buffalo.