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NHL Game Summary - Detroit at Phoenix



(Saturday, October 19th)

Final Score: Phoenix 5, Detroit 2

Glendale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Martin Hanzal scored the winner in the third period as the Phoenix Coyotes rallied for a 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.

Mike Ribeiro scored twice and Antoine Vermette had the other goal for the Coyotes, who snapped a two-game losing streak.

"The big thing for me tonight was that everyone chipped in for the win and we needed that after a hard turnaround from last night," said Phoenix head coach Dave Tippett.

Mike Smith gave up two goals in the first period, but shut the door over the final two frames and finished the contest with 31 saves.

More importantly, though, Smith also scored a goal with the Detroit net empty as he sent the puck the length of the ice and it just passed the goal line with 0.1 seconds showing on the clock.

He became the 11th goaltender to be credited with a goal, and sixth to score one thanks to his own shot.

Pavel Datsyuk and Todd Bertuzzi scored for the Red Wings, who had won four straight coming in. Jimmy Howard allowed four goals on 32 shots in the loss.

"We had the lead and you have to find a way to grind out wins on the road when you're leading," said Howard.

Trailing by two goals, the Coyotes scored with one minute left in the second period as Vermette made a nifty move at the inside left circle and snapped a shot under the defender and past Howard.

The Coyotes tied the game at 5:07 of the third as Mikkel Boedker fired a shot on net from the right point that Howard stopped, but the rebound sat on the doorstep and Ribeiro banged it home.

Phoenix made it a 3-2 game two minutes later as Hanzal took a stretch pass from Lauri Korpikoski and buried a wrister into the low left side for his second of the year.

Ribeiro's rebound goal with 6:46 to play gave the Coyotes some insurance, and Smith stopped all 10 shots he faced in the third and sealed the excellent outing with a goal.

The Red Wings took a 1-0 lead 4:47 into the game as Henrik Zetterberg chased a puck down in the left corner and threw it the other way for Datsyuk, who wristed it home for his fifth of the season.

Just over three minutes later it was a 2-0 game as Bertuzzi grabbed a loose puck off a bad pass and skated in alone before beating Smith to the glove side for his second of the year.

Game Notes

The last goaltender credited with a goal was New Jersey's Martin Brodeur on March 21, 2013 against Carolina ... Phoenix hosts Calgary on Tuesday ... Detroit plays host to San Jose on Monday ... Phoenix had taken a 4-2 decision in Detroit on Oct. 10 ... Both teams went 0-for-2 on the power play.

10/20 01:46:54 ET

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Boston 4/24 8:00 PM ET
Detroit NBCSN, TSN, NESN, FSN-DET
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Colorado 4/24 9:30 PM ET
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2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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