Phoenix 3, Los Angeles 2

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Los Angeles 6-2-1-1 3-2-0-0 3-0-1-1 L1
Phoenix 5-3-0-2 3-2-0-1 2-1-0-1 W2

Recap


Daymond Langkow scored 4:16 into overtime as the Phoenix Coyotes skated to a 3-2 home triumph over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday in a battle of Pacific Division rivals.
 
Radim Vrbata tallied twice in the second period and Martin Hanzal notched a pair of assists for his third multi-point game in four contests for Phoenix, which improved to 3-0-1 since dropping a 2-0 decision to Los Angeles on Oct. 20.
 
Mike Smith turned aside 36 shots to improve to 6-2-0 in his career versus Los Angeles.
 
In overtime, Vrbata forced a turnover in the neutral zone and fed Langkow, who wristed a shot past Jonathan Quick to snap the Coyotes' four-game losing skid to the Kings.
 
After Mike Richards opened the scoring, Vrbata leveled the contest with his first goal since Oct. 10 by wristing a shot past Quick. Vrbata struck again nearly 10 minutes later to record his second straight multi-point game.
 
Anze Kopitar scored for the first time in 10 games versus Phoenix and Mike Richards also tallied for Los Angeles, which welcomed back All-Star defenseman Drew Doughty from a shoulder injury.

Top Game Performances

Los Angeles   Phoenix
Anze Kopitar 1 Points Radim Vrbata 3
Anze Kopitar 1 Goals Radim Vrbata 2
Dustin Brown 1 Assists Martin Hanzal 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Jonathan Quick .909 Save Percentage Mike Smith .949
Jonathan Quick 30 Saves Mike Smith 37

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Los Angeles 39 2 0-4 2-2 6 34
Phoenix 33 3 0-2 4-4 10 32

Upcoming Games

  • Phoenix will play their next game on the road against Phoenix . The Coyotes have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .600 after a loss.
  • Los Angeles will play their next game on the road against Colorado . The Kings have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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