NHL: Anaheim Ducks make it ten straight wins after beating Phoenix Coyotes
The Anaheim Ducks extended their winning streak to 10 games on Sunday with a 3-2 NHL victory over the Phoenix Coyotes.
Last Updated: 29/12/13 9:31am
Saku Koivu, who opened the scoring in the first period and had an assist in Andrew Cogliano's goal at 05:04 in the third, grabbed the winner 51 seconds into overtime after Martin Hanzal and Keith Yandle had scored in the final five minutes of regulation to get the visitors back to 2-2.
Thomas Greiss made 38 saves for Phoenix but could not prevent his side slipping to a sixth loss in seven games.
Goals in the first 80 seconds of the third period, from Brendan Smith and Gustav Nyquist, snapped a 2-2 tie at BB&T Center and the Detroit Red Wings held on for a 4-3 win against the Florida Panthers.
Vladimir Tarasenko and Patrik Berglund scored in the final four minutes of regulation and Kevin Shattenkirk notched in the fifth round of the shootout as the St Louis Blues earned a come-from-behind 6-5 triumph over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Senators down Bruins
Bobby Ryan grabbed an unassisted breakaway winner at 15:25 of the third period to edge the Ottawa Senators past the Boston Bruins 4-3.
Travis Zajac deflected Marek Zidlicky's slap shot into the net with 6:57 left in regulation to hand the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Mike Fisher's second goal of the game, with 27 second left on the clock, handed the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Lars Eller scored the lone goal in a shootout to earn the Montreal Canadiens a 2-1 success against the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Michael Raffl scored the shootout winner for the Philadelphia Flyers in a 4-3 success against the Edmonton Oilers.