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Vancouver Canucks right wing Jake Virtanen (18) celebrates his goal against the Arizona Coyotes with teammates Elias Pettersson (40) and J.T. Miller (9) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Virtanen, Markstrom lead Canucks over Coyotes 3-1

Jan. 17, 2020 2:31 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jake Virtanen borrowed a move from his Western Hockey League days — and it helped lift the Vancouver Canucks to victory. Virtanen scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period and Jacob Markstrom made 34 saves to lead the Canucks past the Arizona...

Arizona Coyotes right wing Phil Kessel, left, watches his goal against San Jose Sharks goaltender Aaron Dell, right, on the scoreboard screen during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Kessel, Hall score twice each, lead Coyotes over Sharks 6-3

Jan. 15, 2020 12:54 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's two high-profile additions came up big and helped the Coyotes reclaim first place in the tight Pacific Division. Phil Kessel, formerly of the Pittsburgh Penguins who was acquired in a trade last June, and Taylor Hall, a three-time All-Star picked up via trade with New...

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Adin Hill (31) makes a save on a shot as Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Bryan Rust (17) gets out of the way of the shot during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Blueger scores in 8th round of SO, Penguins beat Coyotes

Jan. 12, 2020 10:30 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The last time Teddy Blueger took part in a shootout was last season in the American Hockey League. His debut in an NHL tiebreaker was a smashing success. Blueger flipped the puck under the crossbar in the eighth round of the shootout to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 victory over...

New Jersey Devils owner Josh Harris, left, announces interim general manager Tom Fitzgerald, right, to replace Ray Shero prior to an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Ray Shero is out as New Jersey Devils' general manager

Jan. 12, 2020 7:35 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ray Shero has been fired as the New Jersey Devils' general manager after a four-plus year tenure that saw the three-time Stanley Cup champions make the playoffs only once. Owner Josh Harris announced the change less than 90 minutes before the struggling Devils were to face the Tampa Bay...

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov celebrates his goal against the Arizona Coyotes during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Kucherov scores 2, Lightning top Coyotes 4-0 for 9th in row

Jan. 9, 2020 11:54 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov and the surging Tampa Bay Lightning are in a serious groove. Kucherov had two goals, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 25 saves and the Lightning beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-0 Thursday night for their ninth consecutive victory. “We’re having fun," Kucherov said....

Arizona Coyotes center Carl Soderberg (34) scores a goal against Florida Panthers goaltender Chris Driedger (60) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 in Sunrise, Fla. The Coyotes won 5-2. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Hall lifts Coyotes over Panthers 5-2 for 4th straight win

Jan. 7, 2020 11:23 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — When the Arizona Coyotes hit the road, they feel right at home. Taylor Hall scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and the Coyotes won their fourth straight game, 5-2 over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Arizona is 14-6-3 on the road and will play three of the next...

New Nashville Predators NHL hockey team head coach John Hynes, second from right, walks to a news conference with Predators general manager David Poile, right, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators hired Hynes, the former New Jersey Devils coach, as the third coach in franchise history after firing Peter Laviolette. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Preds GM makes rare mid-season coaching change hiring Hynes

Jan. 7, 2020 6:41 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's David Poile did something he has rarely done in nearly 40 years as a general manager: He made a mid-season coaching change after being fed up with the Predators underachieving. Poile hired former New Jersey Devils coach John Hynes as the third coach in franchise history...

Anaheim Ducks left wing Max Jones (49) battles with Arizona Coyotes center Derek Stepan (21) for the puck as Coyotes left wing Lawson Crouse (67) looks on during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Coyotes score 3 in the third period to beat Ducks 4-2

Jan. 3, 2020 12:13 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes got off to a fast start, gave up a goal late in the first period and found themselves trailing after a so-so second. Coach Rick Tocchet's message heading into the third period was a simple one: We have to win this game. Christian Dvorak triggered a three-goal...

Dallas Stars goaltender Anton Khudobin (35) celebrates a win against the Arizona Coyotes with Stars left wing Roope Hintz (24), defenseman Esa Lindell (23) and right wing Alexander Radulov (47) as time expires in an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. The Stars defeated the Coyotes 4-2. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Stars score 4 in third, rally past Coyotes 4-2

Dec. 30, 2019 1:03 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Some choice words in the dressing room after a rough first period helped turned the tide for the Dallas Stars in what was one of their most gratifying wins of the season. The Stars cranked up their physical play in the second period and fed off that energy, then broke out with four...

Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk (40) makes a save on a shot by Arizona Coyotes left wing Taylor Hall, left, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. The Wild won 8-5. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Wild score 8 goals in final periods, Coyotes’ Kuemper hurt

Dec. 20, 2019 1:42 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Minnesota might not be where it wants to be in the Western Conference standings. The Wild can say they have swept a season series against a current conference contender. The Wild took the third and final meeting of the regular season against the Arizona Coyotes 8-5, scoring all eight...