Streaking Blues beat Coyotes 3-2
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP)
Matt D'Agostini and Jason Arnott also scored for the Blues, who have won six of eight. St. Louis has points in 18 of its last 21 games (14-3-4) since Ken Hitchcock took over as coach after David Payne was fired Nov. 8.
After a scoreless first period, Steen gave the Blues a 1-0 lead at 7:12 of the second when he took a long outlet pass from Alex Pietrangelo and beat Jason LaBarbera from the bottom of the left circle.
Doan tied the game 44 seconds later on a long rebound to the inside hash of the left circle, but D'Agostini put the Blues in front to stay with a slap shot from the right circle at 18:25 of the period.
Phoenix cut the lead to one when Yandle one-timed a pass from Raffi Torres past Elliott from the bottom of the right circle with 6:21 to go.
NOTES: LaBarbera was starting in place of Mike Smith, out with an undisclosed lower body injury. ... Before the game, the Coyotes inducted former captain Keith Tkachuk into the team's Ring of Honor, the second player who spent the bulk of his career with the franchise in Phoenix to be so honored. Steen's father, Tomas, also is in the Coyotes' Ring of Honor.