|Phoenix Ices Chicago 4-3 - Recap|
|The Blackhawks came up short Monday against the Coyotes, falling 4-3 in a shootout.|
The Coyotes were a +150 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Radim Vrbata, who beat Ray Emery in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Phoenix. Raffi Torres, Radim Vrbata, and Keith Yandle each scored for the Coyotes in the victory. Torres opened the scoring for Phoenix, finding the back of the net at 2:35 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mikkel Boedker.
Mike Smith turned in a 32-save effort for the Coyotes.
Jonathan Toews (2) and Patrick Kane scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Mike Smith.
Chicago got a 13-stop effort from Corey Crawford in the loss.
On the power play, Phoenix went 0-for-1, while the Blackhawks were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Chicago outshot Phoenix 35-27 in the game.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face Nashville looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face New York.