1 post • Page 1 of 1
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Phoenix Coyotes capped a strange night with whats become their best attribute: Resiliency. Shane Doan scored his second goal to cap a rally late in regulation and the Phoenix Coyotes scored on both attempts in the shootout to end Washingtons five-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Saturday night. "We talked about in the last five minutes, we just need one to give us a chance at another one," Doan said. "We count on so many guys thats what makes it so fun to be on this team." The Coyotes gave the NHLs best power play far too many chances, didnt capitalize enough on the numerous chances they got and generally found ways to get in their own way until late in regulation. They still found a way to win it. Phoenix took an early lead on Doans first goal, then gave up three goals in a strange second period that included a penalty for too many men on the ice by Washington while it was on a power play and a rare delay of game call against Phoenix goalie Mike Smith for playing the puck across the red line. Trailing 3-1 and with several fans heading for the exits, Phoenix picked up the pace in the third period and rallied with goals by Lauri Korpikoski, who scored as he was falling to the ice, and Doans fourth goal in three games on a power play with 1:46 left. Antoine Vermette and Mikkel Boedker scored in the shootout and Washington failed on its two attempts to lose for the first time in five shootouts. Phoenix has won six of seven. "It was a weird game," Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said. "Well take the points and move on." Washington rallied after giving up the early goal, surviving a string of penalties in the second period to take a 3-1 lead. Troy Brouwer and John Carlson both scored on the power play -- thats seven in three games for the Caps -- and Joel Ward added his seventh of the season late. The Capitals just couldnt finish off the scrappy Coyotes, unable to capitalize on a couple of two-man advantages, giving up the two late goals and failing to even get a shot off on one shootout attempt. "We got a point, Im sure were not happy right now, but well just recharge it for tomorrow," Washington coach Adam Oates said. Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals hadnt played in the desert since 2011 so there was plenty of anticipation in the Valley of the Sun for this one. It certainly didnt hurt that both teams have been playing well; Washington had outscored opponents 17-6 during a four-game winning streak and Phoenix had won five of six. The Caps forte has been special teams; theyre the NHLs best on the power play and the penalty kill. The Coyotes didnt have any trouble against Washingtons penalty kill early, scoring 22 seconds into their first chance with the man advantage midway through the first period. Doan got it, gathering a rebound off a shot by Keith Yandle and flipping a wrister past Michal Neuvirth. The Coyotes got themselves in trouble after that with a march to the penalty box. Phoenix killed off the first two penalties, but Brouwer scored 38 seconds into the second period when he was left alone at Phoenixs blue line and beat Smith with a hard shot from the right circle. Jordan Szwarz went into the box three minutes later for high-sticking and Washington needed 19 seconds to capitalize, going up 2-1 on a shot from the slot by Carlson after some quick passing. A carousel to the penalty box followed, including six straight power play minutes for Phoenix and the call against Smith, who played the puck across the red line as he was skating off for an extra attacker. Once the chaos ended, Ward put the Capitals up 3-1 with a one-timer from along the goal line after the puck squirted his direction. Washington appeared to be in control, but Korpikoski scored on a backhander as he was falling to the ice and Doan scored for the seventh time in eight games with a wrister after Caps rookie Nate Schmidt was called for delay of game for sending the puck over the glass from his own end. "Too many penalties just in general," Oates said. "You know its going come back and bite you and it did." Notes: Phoenix will play at Washington on March 8, marking the first time these teams have played twice in a season since 2001-02. ... Phoenix played without F Radim Vrbata, whos tied for the team lead with six goals, and top defenceman Derek Morris due to injuries. ... Phoenixs Kyle Chipchura and Washingtons Aaron Volpatti got into a fight late in the first period. Chipchura left a little bloodied and Volpatti had his jersey ripped off. Blake Griffin Jersey . Berdych and Stepanek played all five matches when the Czechs beat Spain 3-2 in the final last November in Prague to win the countrys first title as an independent nation. Brice Johnson Jersey . - The Minnesota Vikings have ruled Christian Ponder out for Sundays game at Baltimore, because the quarterback has not yet passed all of his post-concussion tests. http://www.clippersnbateamshop.com/loui ... rs-jersey/. The Kelowna, B.C. rink made the announcement on their facebook page on Thursday night. Wesley Johnson Jersey . Dont miss a single shot, live on TSN beginning at 7pm et/4pm pt. Winners of their last eight games, the Heat return to Toronto for the second time in the month of November. After beginning the season 4-3, allowing 100.9 points on 47 per cent shooting, Miamis resurgent defence has vaulted them back to the top of a weak Eastern Conference. Danilo Gallinari Jersey . Roma has a game in hand but now second place is even at risk for the capital side as Napoli moved to within three points with the win. "The result is not always fair," Roma coach Rudi Garcia said. "If we play like this until the end we will win many matches.Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - DeMarcus Cousins had 34 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks in the Sacramento Kings 98-92 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday. Rudy Gay added 25 points, seven boards and six assists for the Kings, who have won two in a row since falling to Golden State in their opener. Darren Collison tallied 14 points. Spencer Hawes and Blake Griffin each finished with 17 points for the Clippers, who had won two straight to start the season. Chris Paul played through a left foot sprain and ended with 16 points and 11 assists. Trailing 69-59 with 4:37 left in the third quarter, the Kings went on an 11-3 run. Gay tallied seven points during the surge and Carl Landry capped it with a tip-in to get Sacramento within two. Chris Douglas-Roberts made two free throws to give the Clippers a 74-70 lead heading to the fourth. The final period was close throughout and Gayys layup with 5:51 remaining gave the Kings the lead for good.ddddddddddddCousins added a layup over a minute later to make it an 87-84 game. After J.J. Redick made a jumper to get Los Angeles within one, Omri Casspi made two free throws and Collison was good on a technical foul shot. The final blow for the Clippers came with 1:01 to play when they were called for a backcourt violation. Collison followed with a jumper and Sacramento went 4-of-4 from the line down the stretch. Los Angeles outscored the Kings by a 32-20 margin in the second quarter to take a 51-45 lead into the locker room. Game Notes Clippers guard Jamal Crawford missed the game with an injury to his ribs ... The Kings shot 50 percent from the field and went 27-of-33 from the foul line ... The Clippers shot 37.5 percent from the floor ... Sacramento turned the ball over 20 times. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys 2019 Wholesale Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys NFL Cheap ' ' '
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests