GLENDALE, Ariz. Andrew Cogliano wants to shoot more. With results like he had Tuesday against Phoenix, the temptation will be to shoot too much.
The fifth-year Anaheim forward netted his first career hat trick in a six-minute, 51-second span of the second period to lift the red-hot Ducks to a 4-1 win over the Coyotes. The three goals came uninterrupted, giving him an NHL rarity: the natural hat trick.
"The big thing is that really played a big role in winning the game for the team," Cogliano said.
Jovial Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau agreed, but he couldn't help noticing another facet of Cogliano's feat.
"Goals are goals but it might have been the ugliest hat trick I've ever seen," Boudreau said.
Cogliano wasn't arguing.
On the first one, Phoenix goalie Mike Smith got trapped behind the net while playing the puck. Ducks forward Matt Beleskey won the battle for the loose puck with Phoenix defenseman Chris Summers and centered a pass right past Coyotes center Daymond Langkow fo...