By MATT BECKER
After a discouraging start to their road trip, the Phoenix Coyotes return home in high spirits. Their offense appears to have found its rhythm and facing the defensively challenged Ottawa Senators should only help.
The Coyotes go for a fourth straight win Tuesday night while the Senators wrap up a season-opening six-game road trip trying to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat.
Phoenix's trip got off to an inauspicious start with losses to San Jose and the New York Islanders by a combined score of 10-2.
"It was a morgue around here - nobody was happy, everybody was miserable," winger Rob Klinkhammer said.
The mood has certainly changed after the Coyotes (4-2-0) outscored Detroit, Philadelphia and Carolina 11-6 for three straight wins.
"We've stabilized our game, for sure," coach Dave Tippett told the team's official website. "When you go on the road for five games, your backs are against the wall. Winning three out of five road games is going in the rig...