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Ducks 7, Coyotes 3

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 1:49 AM

Associated Press

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Ducks 7, Coyotes 3
Anaheim Ducks 7, Phoenix Coyotes 3

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -Chris Kunitz and Corey Perry each scored twice, leading the Anaheim Ducks to a 7-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night.

Bobby Ryan scored a goal in his fourth straight game (also his league-leading 10th in the month of January), Rob Niedermayer and Travis Moen also scored for the Ducks, who pulled even with Phoenix for fifth place in the Western Conference playoff standings. The seven goals in the game were a season high for Anaheim.

Shane Doan scored twice and Mikkel Boedker also had a goal for the Coyotes, who lost for just the second time in their last seven home games.

Kunitz and Rob Niedermayer scored 45 seconds apart early in the second period to break a 2-2 tie.

Kunitz was credited with a goal when he and Phoenix defenseman David Hale both chipped at the puck as it rolled past Ilya Bryzgalov's left skate toward the goal line at 6:35 of the second. Rob Niedermayer made it 4-2 at 7:20 when he redirected Chris Pronger's slap shot off the faceoff past Bryzgalov.

Doan pulled the Coyotes to 4-3 at 17:24, skating past a pair of Anaheim defenders and firing a contested wrist shot into the short side of the net.

But the Ducks regained their two-goal lead with only 2.3 seconds left as Moen one-timed a pass from Scott Niedermayer past Bryzgalov from the front of the crease.

Ryan extended his goal-scoring streak with his 16th of the season (which leads league rookies) at 2:15 of the third on a long rebound from a tight angle below the left faceoff circle and Perry added his second to cap the scoring. It was Perry's second two-goal game in the last four contests and his sixth goal since returning from a four-game suspension on Jan. 11.

Boedker gave Phoenix a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal at 9:17 of the first, but it was Olli Jokinen who did most of the work. Jokinen twice kept the puck in the Ducks zone when it was inches from crossing the blue line, the second time taking an errant clearing attempt and passing to Keith Yandle who then found Boedker for the goal.

The Ducks tied the game at 1 at 17:07 of the first when Ryan Getzlaf intercepted a pass from Zbynek Michalek near the right circle and passed to Kunitz on the left. Kunitz flicked the puck softly into the vacated left side of the net from the inside hashes of the left circle.

Perry put Anaheim in front 2-1 just 25 seconds into the second period, tipping Scott Niedermayer's shot into the net from the top left of the crease. Doan tied it at 2 one minute later on a rising wrist shot from the center of the right circle.

Notes: The four second period goals for the Ducks were a season high for a single period this season. Coyotes LW Peter Mueller was shaken up at the end of the second period and did not return for the third. ...Getzlaf has four goals and 17 assists in his last 18 games. ... Scott Niedermayer and Samuel Pahlsson each had a pair of assists for Anaheim. ... Doan became the third player in franchise history to record his ninth straight 20-goal season. Dale Hawerchuk and Keith Tkachuk had accomplished the feat previously.

scoring summary
1st Period
09:17
PHX
PPG - Mikkel Boedker (9) ASST: Keith Yandle (16), Olli Jokinen (17)
1 - 0 PHX
17:07
ANA
Chris Kunitz (12) ASST: Ryan Getzlaf (40)
1 - 1 Tie
2nd Period
00:25
ANA
PPG - Corey Perry (15) ASST: Bobby Ryan (16), Scott Niedermayer (25)
2 - 1 ANA
01:25
PHX
Shane Doan (19) ASST: Steve Reinprecht (18), Joakim Lindstrom (3)
2 - 2 Tie
06:35
ANA
Chris Kunitz (13) ASST: NONE
3 - 2 ANA
07:20
ANA
Rob Niedermayer (11) ASST: Chris Pronger (22), Samuel Pahlsson (9)
4 - 2 ANA
17:24
PHX
Shane Doan (20) ASST: Steve Reinprecht (19)
4 - 3 ANA
19:57
ANA
Travis Moen (3) ASST: Scott Niedermayer (26), Samuel Pahlsson (10)
5 - 3 ANA
3rd Period
02:15
ANA
Bobby Ryan (16) ASST: Andrew Ebbett (8), Steve Montador (10)
6 - 3 ANA
13:31
ANA
Corey Perry (16) ASST: Ryan Getzlaf (41)
7 - 3 ANA
penalty summary
1st Period
07:20
ANA
George Parros  Hooking against  Ed Jovanovski
09:17
ANA
Samuel Pahlsson  Cross checking against  Mikkel Boedker
19:34
PHX
Olli Jokinen  Delaying Game-Puck over glass
2nd Period
00:32
ANA
Travis Moen  Fighting (maj) against  Steven Goertzen
00:32
PHX
Steven Goertzen  Fighting (maj) against  Travis Moen
3rd Period
06:28
ANA
Bret Hedican  Delaying Game-Puck over glass
10:49
ANA
Scott Niedermayer  Holding against  Enver Lisin
19:57
ANA
Drew Miller  Hooking against  Enver Lisin
goalie stats
Jonas Hiller
SA: 26TOI: 60:00
Saves: 23EV: 18 - 20
PIM: 0PP: 5 - 6
SV%: .885SH: 0 - 0
Ilya Bryzgalov
SA: 37TOI: 60:00
Saves: 30EV: 27 - 33
PIM: 0PP: 1 - 2
SV%: .811SH: 2 - 2

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