PHOENIX, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Scottie Upshall tallied two goals and two assists Monday to key the Phoenix Coyotes' 5-2 victory over Columbus.
Radim Vrbata notched a goal and Ilya Bryzgalov recorded 25 saves for Phoenix.
The Coyotes got first-period goals from Upshall and Lombardi and used nine saves from Bryzgalov in the period to take charge of the game. Doan's goal at 4:39 of the second period virtually iced the win.
Derick Brassard and Antoine Vermette each scored for the Blue Jackets, who have dropped seven straight games.