Smith stops 36 shots, Coyotes beat Flames 5-0
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Mike Smith stopped 36 shots for his 32nd career shutout, Christian Dvorak had two goals and an assist, and the surging Arizona Coyotes beat the Calgary Flames 5-0 Monday night.
Martin Hanzal, Ryan White and Justin Martinook also scored for the Coyotes, who have points in four straight (3-0-1) and are 6-2-1 in their last nine.
Chad Johnson had 19 saves through two periods and was replaced by Brian Elliott to start the third with the Flames trailing 4-0. Elliott stopped eight of the nine shots he faced.
Dvorak got his third multi-point game in the last five to give the rookie five goals and seven points over that span. He had just 13 points in the first 45 games.
Calgary was playing for the first time since a 3-2 win at Pittsburgh last Tuesday night. The Flames had won four of five going into their break.