Phoenix vs Minnesota Wrap - Phoenix Wins 3-1
Phoenix got a pair of goals from Radim Vrbata as the Coyotes skated to a 3-1 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center.
Phoenix won as a +115 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Radim Vrbata (2) and Mikkel Boedker each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Boedker opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 8:13 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Shane Doan and Derek Morris.
Thomas Greiss turned in a 28-save effort for the Coyotes.
Minnesota got a goal from Dany Heatley in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 23 of 25 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Phoenix went 1-for-2, while the Wild were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 29-26.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blackhawks. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs Colorado.