The surprising Phoenix Coyotes (5-2-0), amidst an off-season of financial turmoil is currently one point out of first in the Pacific Division despite playing two games less than those teams in front of them (Los Angeles/Dallas).They do however, play in the same division of Dany Heatley, who will score 70 goals this season. Both the Red Wings and Coyotes are coming into this game well rested after a multiple day break between games.
So if we pull ranks and take the average for GA/G and G/G...
The good news: Osgood is 5-0-0 with a 2.76 GAA in five games against Phoenix over the past two seasons. Also, the Flying Circus has absolutely murdered the ‘Yotes… Datsyuk has five goals and 23 assists in 12 games while Zetterberg has 11 goals and 10 assists in 11 games. Thanks again to CBS for some of the stats listed above.
Better get your naps in during the next few days, because we’re staying up late to watch some Red Wings hockey.or them