CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Ray Whitney scored in the first round of the shootout Thursday and the goal stood up to give the Phoenix Coyotes a 4-3 victory over Calgary.
Five of the eight games on the NHL schedule Thursday wound up in a shootout.
Calgary earned a point thanks to a goal by Olli Jokinen on the power play that tied it with 1:46 to go in regulation.
Smith stopped 21 shots. Miikka Kiprusoff made 26 saves for the Flames.