Phoenix 4, Detroit 2

Thursday, October 10, 2013 7:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Phoenix 2-2-0-0 1-0-0-0 1-2-0-0 W1
Detroit 2-2-0-0 1-1-0-0 1-1-0-0 L2

Recap


Coyotes 4, Red Wings 2: Defenseman Michael Stone snapped a tie late in the third period to lift Phoenix to its first road win.

Antoine Vermette, Mikkel Boedker and defenseman Derek Morris had a goal and an assist apiece for the Coyotes, who are three contests into a five-game road trip that includes four Eastern Conference opponents. Mike Smith made 28 saves for Phoenix.

Joakim Andersson and defenseman Jonathan Ericsson scored and Jimmy Howard finished with 34 saves for Detroit, which has dropped two in a row.

Stone’s slap shot with 4:47 remaining fooled Howard, finishing a play set up by Mike Ribeiro - who recorded his first point with Phoenix. Vermette added an empty-net goal with 51 seconds remaining to ice the contest.

Morris opened the scoring 2:21 into the first period on a point shot through traffic. Andersson and Ericsson scored 53 seconds apart to give Detroit the lead six minutes into the second period, but Boedker knotted the contest 64 seconds later.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Coyotes D David Rundblad, who was a healthy scratch, was scoreless and minus-2 through the first three regular-season games. … Detroit fell to 14-6-1 at home against the Coyotes since the 2004-05 lockout. … Smith appeared to hurt his hand during the contest, but remained in net.
 

Top Game Performances

Phoenix   Detroit
Mikkel Boedker 2 Points Joakim Andersson 1
Mikkel Boedker 1 Goals Joakim Andersson 1
Mikkel Boedker 1 Assists Todd Bertuzzi 1
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Mike Smith .933 Save Percentage Jimmy Howard .919
Mike Smith 28 Saves Jimmy Howard 34

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Phoenix 38 4 0-2 2-2 6 46
Detroit 30 2 0-2 2-2 6 24

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play its next game at home against Philadelphia. The Red Wings have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Phoenix will play its next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Coyotes have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.