Ducks power past Coyotes for sixth straight win

The Anaheim Ducks scored three times in the third period to pick up a big 5-2 win against the Arizona Coyotes.

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Corey Perry and Andrew Cogliano scored less than two minutes apart early in the third period to break open a tie game, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Friday night for their season-high sixth straight victory.

Hampus Lindholm and Mike Santorelli scored 66 seconds apart in the second period, Patrick Maroon had a power-play goal and two assists, and Frederik Andersen made 23 saves. The Ducks, who were coming off Thursday’s 4-1 victory over division-leading Los Angeles, are 13-3-1 since losing back-to-back road games to the Islanders and Rangers.

Shane Doan had a goal and an assist for Arizona, Tobias Rieder also scored and Anders Lindback stopped 36 shots. The Coyotes are 2-6-2 since a season-best four-game winning streak.