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NHL: Phoenix 3, Pittsburgh 1

Feb. 1, 2014 at 11:05 PM

GLENDALE, Ariz., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Mike Smith turned aside 23-of-24 shots Saturday and the Phoenix Coyotes handed Pittsburgh a rare Pacific Division loss, 3-1.

Smith was busiest in the second period, making 12 saves as Phoenix handed the Penguins their first regulation loss in 10 games against Pacific Division foes this season.

Mike Ribeiro notched a goal and an assist, and Zbynek Michalek got his first goal since March 2012.

Radim Vrbata also scored as the Coyotes won for the third time in seven games.

Evgeni Malkin scored the only goal for Pittsburgh, which went 1-1-0 on a two-game Western Conference trip.

Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves.

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