The Phoenix Coyotes' late-season surge may come as little surprise given their runs the past two years, though their current stretch has been just as impressive.
Recent meetings with the Calgary Flames have gone their way as well.
Streaking Phoenix looks to earn its seventh consecutive win both overall and against fading Calgary on Thursday night at Jobing.com Arena.
The Coyotes (33-21-9) sat in 12th place in the Western Conference after a loss to Anaheim on Jan. 31, but an 11-0-1 February has propelled them into the Pacific Division lead with 19 games remaining.
A win Thursday would give Phoenix a winning streak of at least seven games in the second half of each of the last three seasons. It qualified for the postseason after winning nine straight in March 2010, and again after taking eight in a row in February 2011.
The Coyotes capped February with a 2-1 shootout win over Vancouver on Tuesday, avenging their only loss of the month. They'll now seek to win eight straight at ho...