GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Shane Doan and Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored in the third period, and the Phoenix Coyotes ended a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
Phoenix played the night before and Edmonton had five days off, but it was the Coyotes who had the extra jump, outshooting the Oilers 42-20.
Lauri Korpikoski scored in the first period, Radim Vrbata in the second, then Doan and Ekman-Larsson put it away with goals 3 minutes apart in the third. Ray Whitney had three assists in Phoenix's eighth win in its last nine games against Edmonton.
Taylor Hall scored twice for Edmonton after missing the previous seven games with a left shoulder injury. The Oilers have lost seven of nine.
The Coyotes, after a solid start to the season, had left coach Dave Tippett a little irritated with their effort to start December.
Lackluster for long stretches over the past seven games, Phoenix had won just twice and had a three-game losing streak a...