Preds vs. Coyotes: 2011-12 Season Series At A Glance

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Preds vs. Coyotes: 2011-12 Season Series At A Glance

    

The Predators will match-up against the Phoenix Coyotes in the Western Conference Semifinals. The Predators went 2-2-0 against the Coyotes during the regular season.

Here's a quick look back at the regular season series between the Preds and Coyotes.

Game-by-Game Results

Oct. 13 at Nashville: Coyotes 5, Predators 2
LaBarbera vs. Rinne (Yandle GWG)
  Game Highlights
It was the home opener for the Predators, but the Coyotes stole the show with a 5-2 victory. David Schlemko, Ray Whitney, Lauri Korpikoski and Mikkel Boedker all tallied for Phoenix, before Ryan Suter – who scored his first-career shorthanded goal – and Colin Wilson cut the margin to two goals early in the third. Shane Doan added an empty-netter with 1:10 remaining to seal the win for Phoenix. David Legwand notched two assists on the night, giving him seven points (2g-5a) in three games.
  Post-Game Musings


Nov. 3 at Phoenix: Predators 3, Coyotes 0
Rinne vs. LaBarbera (Blum GWG)
  Game Highlights
Pekka Rinne
– who celebrated his 29th birthday – signed the largest contract in Nashville's history earlier that afternoon, and then capped off the day by shutting out the Coyotes in Glendale. That victory gave Rinne four career shutouts against the Coyotes – more than any other team. Patric Hornqvist scored for a fourth straight game, while Jonathon Blum and Matt Halischuk added goals for the Preds.
  Post-Game Musings



Dec. 6 at Nashville: Coyotes 3, Predators 2
LaBarbera vs. Rinne (Korpikoski GWG)
  Game Highlights
Phoenix claimed the Nashville portion of the season series with a 3-2 win on a late goal from Keith Yandle. Taylor Pyatt opened the scoring for the ‘Yotes just nine seconds into the game. Jack Hillen – who played in his 200th career game – tied the game with 12 seconds remaining the first. The game remained even until Ray Whitney scored early in the third. Shea Weber responded with a power-play goal at the 12:53 mark of the third to knot the game at two goals, before Yandle beat Rinne with just 1:45 remaining to edge the Predators.
  Post-Game Musings



Mar. 12 at Phoenix: Predators 5, Coyotes 4 (SO)
Rinne vs. Smith (Andrei Kostitsyn GWG)
  Game Highlights
Nashville pulled out the 5-4 shootout win to split the season series with Phoenix. Martin Erat got the Preds on the board with just 29 second remaining in the first. The teams traded goals in the middle frame, as Mike Fisher and Francis Bouillon tallied for the Preds. It was Bouillon’s first goal in 87 games – his previous goal came against the Coyotes on Nov. 3, 2010 at Jobing.com Arena. Craig Smith extended the Preds lead early in the third, but Phoenix tallied twice in the final 13 minutes to force overtime. Andrei Kostitsyn tallied on the first shot in the tiebreaker, while Rinne turned away all three Coyote shooters to record his 39th win of the season.
  Post-Game Musings

SMASHVILLE CENTRAL

SCHEDULE
 

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STANDINGS
 

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 CHI 57 36 17 4 158 130 76
2 DAL 54 34 15 5 174 145 73
3 STL 56 30 17 9 133 130 69
4 LAK 52 32 17 3 144 119 67
5 SJS 52 28 20 4 149 138 60
6 ANA 52 26 19 7 117 122 59
7 NSH 54 25 21 8 139 144 58
8 COL 56 27 25 4 148 152 58
9 MIN 53 23 20 10 130 130 56
10 ARI 52 24 22 6 138 161 54
11 VAN 53 21 20 12 120 142 54
12 CGY 52 24 25 3 134 148 51
13 WPG 53 24 26 3 137 151 51
14 EDM 55 21 29 5 133 166 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Josi 54 11 27 -3 38
F. Forsberg 54 17 18 -7 35
S. Weber 54 14 21 -5 35
M. Ribeiro 54 6 27 2 33
J. Neal 54 19 13 18 32
M. Ekholm 54 6 18 3 24
R. Ellis 53 6 16 2 22
C. Smith 54 11 7 -2 18
C. Jarnkrok 53 9 8 0 17
C. Wilson 37 4 12 -1 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 20 18 7 .903 2.54
C. Hutton 5 2 1 .916 2.36