Edmonton
Oilers
36-29-12-5
Phoenix
Coyotes
22-36-18-6
OT
42 SOG
21 SOG
1st2nd3rdOTT
EDM
PHX
game recap

Edmonton Oilers 3, Phoenix Coyotes 3 FINAL OT

Monday, 06.18.2012 / 11:49 PM

Associated Press

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Edmonton Oilers 3, Phoenix Coyotes 3 FINAL OT
Edmonton Oilers 3, Phoenix Coyotes 3

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Edmonton Oilers are no longer satisfied with tie games on the road.

Edmonton played to a draw for the second straight night Friday, tying the Phoenix Coyotes. Radek Dvorak scored a power-play goal with 7:46 left in regulation to get the Oilers even.

The Oilers, who played a tie at San Jose on Thursday, are 2-6-3 in their last 11 games. With a 42-21 shots advantage over the Coyotes, the Oilers felt they should have come out ahead.

"It's nice to have a point, but we know we should have won last night and tonight," Dvorak said. "What we have to do is keep doing what we are doing right now and hopefully we will start winning some games. It's just a matter of time."

Edmonton coach Craig MacTavish was equally frustrated.

"The team is playing hard," MacTavish said, "playing well and taking care of pretty much all areas of the game with the exception of the win."

Coyotes captain Shane Doan, whose team is 3-1-2 in its last six, also was not happy with the tie.

"They played well," Doan said. "They didn't quit. It was a good game for them. For us, you have the lead at home in the third period, you expect to win."

Daymond Langkow, Ladislav Nagy and Fredrik Sjostrom scored for the Coyotes. Ryan Smyth and Fernando Pisani also scored for Edmonton.

Smyth scored at 15:52 of the first period to give Edmonton a 1-0 lead. Jason Smith fired a shot from the top of left circle that was stopped by Sean Burke. Smyth was camped in front of Burke, and flipped the rebound into him. Burke again made the save, but Smyth stuffed the next rebound just inside the right post.

The Coyotes recorded just two shots in the first period.

Langkow made it 1-1 with a power-play goal at 2:44 of the second period. He scored from inside the right circle off a feed from Chris Gratton from just right of the net.

Nagy put the Coyotes up 2-1 when he redirected a shot by David Tanabe during a two-man advantage and then put in his own rebound.

Pisani redirected a shot by Scott Ferguson past Burke 6:08 into the third period right after Phoenix killed off back-to-back penalties. Sjostrom scored his first NHL goal at 10:21 of the third period off a pass from Jeff Taffe on a two-on-one break.

scoring summary
1st Period
15:52
EDM
Ryan Smyth (8) Wrist shot - ASST: Cory Cross (5), Ales Hemsky (14)
1 - 0 EDM
2nd Period
02:44
PHX
PPG - Daymond Langkow (7) Wrist shot - ASST: Chris Gratton (5), Shane Doan (18)
1 - 1 Tie
10:37
PHX
PPG - Ladislav Nagy (14) Wrist shot - ASST: David Tanabe (5), Shane Doan (19)
2 - 1 PHX
3rd Period
06:08
EDM
Fernando Pisani (4) Tip-in - ASST: Scott Ferguson (4)
2 - 2 Tie
10:21
PHX
Fredrik Sjostrom (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Jeff Taffe (1), Andrei Nazarov (1)
3 - 2 PHX
12:14
EDM
PPG - Radek Dvorak (6) Wrist shot - ASST: Adam Oates (2), Mike York (15)
3 - 3 Tie
OT Period
NONE
penalty summary
1st Period
00:40
EDM
Cory Cross  Hi-sticking against  Mike Sillinger
07:18
PHX
Cale Hulse  Holding
18:36
EDM
Ethan Moreau  Hooking against  Andrei Nazarov
2nd Period
01:50
EDM
Alexei Semenov  Hooking against  Tyson Nash
03:23
PHX
Andrei Nazarov  Fighting (maj) against  Georges Laraque
03:23
EDM
Georges Laraque  Fighting (maj) against  Andrei Nazarov
10:06
EDM
Raffi Torres  Interference on goalkeeper against  Sean Burke
10:09
EDM
Fernando Pisani  Hi-sticking against  Daymond Langkow
13:11
PHX
Ossi Vaananen  Tripping against  Mike York
3rd Period
01:44
PHX
Jan Hrdina  Roughing against  Georges Laraque
03:40
PHX
Brian Savage  Too many men/ice - bench
05:23
PHX
Brad Ference  Interference against  Georges Laraque
05:23
EDM
Georges Laraque  Roughing against  Brad Ference
11:53
PHX
Mike Sillinger  Hi-sticking against  Cory Cross
12:54
EDM
Scott Ferguson  Roughing against  Tyson Nash
OT Period
NONE
goalie stats
Tommy Salo
SA: 21TOI: 65:00
Saves: 18EV: 14 - 15
PIM: 0PP: 3 - 5
SV%: .857SH: 1 - 1
Sean Burke
Sean Burke
SA: 42TOI: 65:00
Saves: 39EV: 33 - 35
PIM: 0PP: 4 - 5
SV%: .929SH: 2 - 2