|DET||0||0||0||0||1 (2 - 4)||5|
|PHX||0||0||0||0||0 (1 - 4)||4|
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GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Coyotes were 19.9 seconds away from pulling out a come-from-behind victory over the defending NHL champion Detroit Red Wings.
Instead, Johan Franzen scored his second goal of the game on a power play to tie the score at 4, and Henrik Zetterberg and Jiri Hudler scored in the shootout to give the Red Wings a 5-4 victory over the Coyotes in front of an energetic 16,339 fans at Jobing.com Arena Saturday night.
“I’m not at all happy with the result,” said Coyotes captain Shane Doan, who has 29 points in 30 games. “We have a lead with (19.9) seconds to go, we've got to have that one.”
Peter Mueller scored for the Coyotes in the shootout while Joakim Lindstrom, Doan, Mikkel Boedker and Steven Reinprecht tallied goals in regulation.
“We played a really good game, but it was unfortunate that they tied it up late,” said Reinprecht, who has 18 points in 28 games this season. “We've got to take the positive out of the game. We stuck together as a group and played real hard.”
With Zbynek Michalek in the penalty box for delay of game after his clearing attempt went over the glass with 1:23 to go and Detroit's goal empty for a sixth attacker, the Coyotes had a couple of opportunities to ice the game. Martin Hanzal missed an empty-net goal by a foot and Reinprecht hit the right post a few seconds later.
The misses proved costly as Pavel Datsyuk found Franzen in the low slot, and he beat Ilya Bryzgalov under the glove.
With 65 minutes complete, the Coyotes headed to the shootout winless in the penalty-shot competition.
Mueller scored in the first round, but Lindstrom was stoned on a great pad save by Red Wings goalie Chris Osgood in the second round.
“I've got to give him credit,” said Lindstrom, who has three points in three games with the Coyotes. “He didn’t give up on the move and I thought I had him. He came back with his stick. It was a great save by him.”
|Red Wings goaltender Chris Osgood (top) sprawls on the ice after giving up a goal to Coyotes forward Steven Reinprecht on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)|
|Henrik Zetterberg (14) ASST: Tomas Holmstrom (8), Pavel Datsyuk (18)|
1 - 0 DET
|Joakim Lindstrom (2) ASST: Martin Hanzal (11), Mikkel Boedker (9)|
1 - 1 Tie
|PPG - Shane Doan (14) ASST: Ed Jovanovski (12)|
2 - 1 PHX
|SHG - Johan Franzen (12) ASST: NONE|
2 - 2 Tie
|PPG - Tomas Holmstrom (8) ASST: Brian Rafalski (18), Pavel Datsyuk (19)|
3 - 2 DET
|PPG - Mikkel Boedker (6) ASST: Joakim Lindstrom (1)|
3 - 3 Tie
|Steve Reinprecht (7) ASST: Ed Jovanovski (13), Peter Mueller (13)|
4 - 3 PHX
|PPG - Johan Franzen (13) ASST: Marian Hossa (15), Henrik Zetterberg (14)|
4 - 4 Tie
|1||P. Datsyuk||P. Mueller||0 - 1|
|2||H. Zetterberg||J. Lindstrom||1 - 1|
|3||J. Franzen||K. Turris||1 - 1|
|4||J. Hudler||S. Doan||2 - 1|
|Daniel Carcillo Roughing against Valtteri Filppula|
|Tomas Holmstrom Slashing against Ed Jovanovski|
|Nicklas Lidstrom Tripping against Kyle Turris|
|Ken Klee Hooking against Johan Franzen|
|Marian Hossa Interference - Goalkeeper against Ilya Bryzgalov|
|Niklas Kronwall Hooking against Joakim Lindstrom|
|Valtteri Filppula Hooking against Daniel Carcillo|
|Ed Jovanovski Roughing against Mikael Samuelsson|
|Mikael Samuelsson Slashing against Steve Reinprecht|
|Zbynek Michalek Delaying Game - Puck over glass|
|SA: 28||TOI: 63:57|
|Saves: 24||EV: 21 - 23|
|PIM: 0||PP: 3 - 5|
|SV%: .857||SH: 0 - 0|
|SA: 38||TOI: 64:50|
|Saves: 34||EV: 28 - 29|
|PIM: 0||PP: 3 - 5|
|SV%: .895||SH: 3 - 4|