Phoenix 5, New Jersey 3

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, October 27, 2011 10:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 4-3-0-1 2-1-0-1 2-2-0-0 L1
Phoenix 4-3-0-2 2-2-0-1 2-1-0-1 W1

Recap

Ray Whitney scored two goals and set up another as the Phoenix Coyotes recorded a 5-3 comeback victory over the visiting New Jersey Devils on Thursday.

Martin Hanzal notched a tally and an assist while Patrick O'Sullivan and Raffi Torres also scored for Phoenix, which has won just two of its last seven home games dating to last season.

Whitney forged a 2-2 tie with a power-play goal midway through the second period and set up Hanzal with 7:44 remaining in the third for a 4-2 advantage. Just 2:09 later, Whitney converted a pass from Hanzal during a 2-on-1 to give the Coyotes a three-goal cushion.

Captain Zach Parise tallied in the first period and defenseman Mark Fayne tipped a shot by Mattias Tedenby past Mike Smith 5 1/2 minutes into the second to give New Jersey a 2-1 edge.

Nick Palmieri also scored and Johan Hedberg made 37 saves for the Devils, who have lost six of their last eight visits to Phoenix.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Phoenix
Mark Fayne 1 Points Ray Whitney 3
Mark Fayne 1 Goals Ray Whitney 2
Adam Henrique 1 Assists David Schlemko 2
N/A Power Play Goals Ray Whitney 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Johan Hedberg .881 Save Percentage Mike Smith .912
Johan Hedberg 37 Saves Mike Smith 31

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
New Jersey 34 3 0-1 3-4 8 23
Phoenix 42 5 1-4 1-1 2 33

Upcoming Games

  • Phoenix will play their next game at home against Los Angeles . The Coyotes have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .600 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Dallas . The Devils have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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