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
 

HOME
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PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS
 

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 33 31 1 64
R. Josi 81 14 47 -3 61
J. Neal 82 31 27 27 58
S. Weber 78 20 31 -7 51
M. Ribeiro 81 7 43 11 50
C. Smith 82 21 16 4 37
M. Ekholm 82 8 27 14 35
R. Johansen 42 8 26 10 34
R. Ellis 79 10 22 13 32
C. Jarnkrok 81 16 14 1 30
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 34 21 10 .908 2.48
C. Hutton 7 5 4 .918 2.33