GLENDALE, Ariz. -- With the Coyotes trailing 3-1 heading to the third period of Saturday's game with the red-hot Capitals, assistant captain Keith Yandle delivered one of those impassioned intermission speeches that is sure to resonate throughout history.
"Yands said, 'We can't lose on bobblehead night," according to goalie Mike Smith, who was the subject of said bobblehead. "So we went out there and responded."
Clearly, it doesn't take much to ignite the Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena these days.
Lauri Korpikoski scored on a backhander while falling to his knees with 3:26 left in the third period, Shane Doan ripped the power-play equalizer from the left circle with 1:46 to play and Antoine Vermette and Mikkel Boedker scored in a shootout as the Coyotes rallied from a two-goal third-period deficit for the third time this season to run their home record to a sparkling 8-0-1 with a 4-3 victory over the Capitals.
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