Ray Whitney scored the lone goal of the shootout Thursday to lead the Phoenix Coyotes to a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames.
Whitney also had a goal and an assist in regulation for the Coyotes, who won their fourth straight and improved to 9-0-1 in their past 10. Shane Doan and former Flames forward Daymond Langkow also scored in regulation for Phoenix.
Alex Tanguay had a goal and an assist in the first period for the Flames, who lost their second straight game at home. Matt Stajan and Olli Jokinen also scored.
Mike Smith made 21 saves in the Phoenix net before turning aside both Tanguay and Jarome Iginla to secure the shootout victory. Smith extended his career-high winning streak to nine games and his personal record against the Flames to 3-0.
Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 26 shots.
The game marked the return of forward Curtis Glencross and defenseman Derek Smith to Calgary's lineup. Glencross missed 13 games with a knee injury, while Smith sat out the last 22 with a high-ankle spr...