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2009-04-08 02:10:32

Two goals by B.J. Crombeen were all the St. Louis Blues needed to beat Phoenix 5-1 Tuesday and stay in the playoff hunt. Keith Tkachuk, Brad Winchester and David Perron also had goals for the Blues, who have 88 points as do the Anaheim Ducks who own the tie-breaker. Chris Mason made 28 saves but looked sharp against Phoenix, which is out of the playoff race and lost its second consecutive game. The Coyotes got their lone goal from Scottie Upshall while starting goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov was...

2009-03-26 23:59:22

Ilya Bryzgalov carried a shutout into the third period Thursday and made 26 saves in preserving a 3-2 Phoenix Coyotes victory over Edmonton. The Coyotes, who are in next-to-last place in the Western Conference, dealt Edmonton's playoff hopes a blow by building a 3-0 lead and hanging on during the third period. Edmonton slipped out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the West, having been replaced by Nashville. Both the Oilers and St. Louis Blues are a point behind Nashville in a playoff...

2009-03-22 00:17:15

Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 35-of-36 shots Saturday in the Phoenix Coyotes' 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Phoenix scored three times in the second period and once each in the first and third. Daniel Winnik, Shane Doan, Ed Jovanovski (power play), Viktor Tikhonov (empty net) and Matthew Lombardi all scored once, while goalie Bryzgalov came within about two minutes of recording his fourth shutout this season for the Coyotes, who have won only three of their last 12 games. They are 14th out of...

2009-03-20 00:09:24

Ryan Getzlaf and Bobby Ryan scored shootout goals Thursday night to bring the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 victory over Phoenix. Anaheim remained three points behind Edmonton for the eighth and last Western Conference playoff spot. Matthew Lombardi lifted Phoenix into a 2-2 tie by scoring with 2:31 to play in the third period, and goaltenders Ilya Bryzgalov of Phoenix and Jonas Hiller of Anaheim staged a duel in the shootout. Each netminder gave up one goal through the first three rounds and Ryan...

2009-03-05 21:18:51

Ilya Bryzgalov allowed only a first-period goal Thursday and made 25 saves, carrying the Phoenix Coyotes to a 2-1 victory over the slumping Boston Bruins. Boston, which still owns a six-point lead over New Jersey for the best record in the Eastern Conference, has lost nine of its last 12 games. Phoenix won for just the fourth time in 16 outings. Bryzgalov surrendered a goal to Chuck Kobasew 7:09 into the game and was perfect the rest of the way while needing to kill off just three Boston...

2009-02-24 22:43:05

Jay McClement's short-handed tally was the game-winning goal Tuesday, allowing the St. Louis Blues to post a 2-1 win over Phoenix. David Perron also scored for the Blues, who have won four of their last six games. Chris Mason made 24 saves in the win. Shane Doan scored the only goal for Phoenix. Ilya Bryzgalov allowed two goals on 24 shots in the loss.

2009-02-11 22:41:55

Ilya Bryzgalov made 33 saves to record his third shutout of the season Wednesday and bring Phoenix a 1-0 decision over Dallas. The game's only goal came from Enver Lisin 2:19 into the second period. Stars goalie Marty Turco stopped the other 28 shots he saw. Phoenix halted a six-game losing streak, which equaled its longest of the season. Bryzgalov bounced back from a struggling effort against Carolina on Saturday, in which he allowed four goals on 28 shots and was removed after two periods....

2009-01-10 23:32:03

Kyle Turris' goal in the fifth round of the shootout Saturday night gave the Phoenix Coyotes a 1-0 win over Dallas. Ilya Bryzgalov turned away Mike Modano as the round began and Turris beat Marty Turco with a backhander to help the Coyotes win their second straight game and their fourth in the last six. Bryzgalov posted 38 saves. Turco finished with 28 saves for the Stars, who lost for the fourth time in six games.

2009-01-08 23:46:49

Kyle Turris put Phoenix in front midway through the third period and the Coyotes held on to end a two-game losing streak by defeating Tampa Bay 3-2. Turris deflected a shot from the point by David Hale 8:09 in the third period and Ilya Bryzgalov made the one-goal lead stand up. He saved 22 shots and halted a personal three-game skid. Olli Jokinen and Peter Mueller produced the other Phoenix goals. Andrej Meszaros and Jeff Halpern scored for Tampa Bay, losers of four out of five. Mike Smith...

2009-01-06 22:56:22

Cristobal Huet made 22 saves for his second shutout of the season Tuesday in the Chicago Blackhawks' 6-0 trouncing of the Phoenix Coyotes. Jonathan Toews had two goals and an assist, and Adam Burish added a goal and two assists for the Blackhawks. Mikael Tellqvist in goal for Phoenix, but was pulled after the first period as he allowed four goals on 13 shots. Ilja Bryzgalov worked the other two periods and gave up two goals on 28 shots.


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