Coyotes take 3-1 lead over Predators

Shane Doan's first-period goal was enough to give Phoenix a 1-0 victory over Nashville for a 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

Coyotes beat Predators 1-0, go up 3-1 in series

Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith (41), defenseman Adrian Aucoin (33), Nashville Predators center Mike Fisher (12) and left wing Sergei Kostitsyn (74), of Belarus, watch the loose puck in the second period of Game 4 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinal playoff series, Friday, May 4, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mike Strasinger)

Coyotes beat Predators 1-0, go up 3-1 in series

Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith (41) stops the shot of Nashville Predators right wing Martin Erat (10), of the Czech Republic, in the second period of Game 4 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinal playoff series, Friday, May 4, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mike Strasinger)

Paul Gaustad #28 Of The Nashville Predators Fights With Kyle Chipchura #24 Of The Phoenix Coyotes In Game Four Of The Getty Images

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 04: Paul Gaustad #28 of the Nashville Predators fights with Kyle Chipchura #24 of the Phoenix Coyotes in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on May 2, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Antoine Vermette #50 Of The Phoenix Coyotes And Matt Halischuk #24 Fight For The Puck Behind Goalie Mike Smith #41 In Getty Images

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 04: Antoine Vermette #50 of the Phoenix Coyotes and Matt Halischuk #24 fight for the puck behind goalie Mike Smith #41 in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on May 2, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Coyotes beat Predators 1-0, go up 3-1 in series

Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith (41) covers up the puck in front of Nashville Predators right wing Patric Hornqvist (27), of Sweden, as he is checked by Coyotes center Martin Hanzal (11), of Czech Republic, in the first period of Game 4 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinal playoff series on Friday, May 4, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mike Strasinger)

Adrian Aucoin #33 And Antoine Vermette #50 Of The Phoenix Coyotes Congratulated Teammate Shane Doan #19 Getty Images

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 04: Adrian Aucoin #33 and Antoine Vermette #50 of the Phoenix Coyotes congratulated teammate Shane Doan #19 after scoring a goal against the Nashville Predators in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on May 2, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)