Hanzal, Doan score early and Coyotes beat Canadiens 3-2
MONTREAL (AP) Martin Hanzal and Shane Doan scored in the first period, and the Arizona Coyotes held on for a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson also scored for the Coyotes, who lost their previous two games.
Max Pacioretty and Dale Weise had the goals for the Canadiens (14-4-2), who have gone four games without winning in regulation. They have allowed 16 goals while going 1-2-1 during that stretch.
Weise scored with 51 seconds left. Montreal outshot the Coyotes 33-20.
Arizona scored three times on its first six shots against Mike Condon as Montreal fell behind by 3-0 for the third game in a row.
- Arizona Coyotes
- Dale Weise
- Martin Hanzal
- Max Pacioretty
- Mike Condon
- Montreal Canadiens
- Oliver Ekman-Larsson
- Shane Doan