NHL: Florida 4, Buffalo 3

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Ed Jovanovski scored unassisted in Florida's big first period Tuesday and the Panthers went on to outlast Buffalo 4-3.
Jovanovski wins Tashkent Open in three-set final

Jovanovski wins Tashkent Open in three-set final

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Bojana Jovanovski battled Olga Govortsova for nearly 3 hours Saturday before claiming the win in the finals of the Tashkent Open in Uzbekistan.

NHL: Washington 4, Florida 2

WASHINGTON, April 5 (UPI) -- Brooks Laich gave Washington a three-goal lead Thursday and the Capitals held on to down Florida 4-2, a result that clinched a playoff berth for both teams.

NHL: Chicago 3, Florida 2 (SO)

SUNRISE, Fla., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Patrick Kane delivered the only goal of the shootout Thursday, boosting the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-2 win over Florida.

NHL: Florida 3, Tampa Bay 2 (SO)

SUNRISE, Fla., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Marcel Goc scored the only goal of the shootout Saturday to give Florida a 3-2 victory over Tampa Bay.

NHL: Phoenix 1, Dallas 0

DALLAS, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Jason LaBarbera stopped all 30 shots he faced and Kyle Turris got the game's only goal Sunday in the Phoenix Coyotes' 1-0 win over Dallas.

NHL: Phoenix 4, Nashville 3

GLENDALE, Ariz., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Ed Jovanovski finished his first career hat trick by scoring the winning goal 5:38 into the third period Wednesday to give Phoenix a 4-3 victory over Nashville.
NHL: Phoenix 5, Boston 2

NHL: Phoenix 5, Boston 2

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Radim Vrbata delighted his home country crowd Saturday, scoring a pair of goals Saturday in the Phoenix Coyotes' 5-2 win over Boston in Prague, Czech Republic.

NHL: Phoenix 6, Edmonton 1

GLENDALE, Ariz., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Matthew Lombardi scored two goals and provided three assists Monday, leading the Phoenix Coyotes to their seventh win in eight games, a 6-1 rout of Edmonton.

NHL: Phoenix 5, Detroit 4 (OT)

DETROIT, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Shane Doan scored 3:50 into overtime Tuesday to send the Phoenix Coyotes to a 5-4 triumph over the Detroit Red Wings.

NHL: Phoenix 3, Vancouver 2 (SO)

GLENDALE, Ariz., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A shootout goal by Lauri Korpikoski proved to be the difference Tuesday in the Phoenix Coyotes' 3-2 victory over Vancouver.

NHL: Phoenix 3, Ottawa 2

GLENDALE, Ariz., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The Phoenix Coyotes beat Ottawa 3-2 on a deciding goal by Petr Prucha for their first win over the Senators since 2002.

NHL: Colorado 4, Phoenix 1

DENVER, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Milan Hejduk led the Colorado Avalanche over the Phoenix Coyotes 4-1 Wednesday, scoring two goals and adding an assist.

NHL: Phoenix 4, Boston 1

PHOENIX, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Keith Yandle had a goal and an assist and Ilja Bryzgalov made 22 saves Saturday to boost Phoenix past the Boston Bruins 4-1.

NHL: Phoenix 3, St. Louis 2 (OT)

PHOENIX, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Ed Jovanovski scored with 1:23 remaining in overtime Thursday, giving Phoenix a 3-2 victory over St. Louis.
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Ed Jovanovski
L. to R. Vancouver Canucks Keith Carney, Markus Naslund, Todd Bertuzzi and Ed Jovanovski skate to the bench after celebrating team mate Brendan Morrison's opening goal against the visiting Calgary Flames on an assist by newly returned Jovanovski during the first period of a NHL game at Vancouver's GM Place, April 08, 2006. (UPI Photo/Heinz Ruckemann)

Edvard Jovanovski (born June 26, 1976) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and an alternate captain of the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He played major junior for two seasons with the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), earning First All-Star, Second All-Star and All-Rookie Team honours. He was selected first overall in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers. During his rookie season, he earned All-Rookie Team honours and helped the Panthers advance to the Stanley Cup Finals, where they lost to the Colorado Avalanche. After three-and-a-half seasons in Florida, Jovanovski was traded to the Vancouver Canucks in a seven-player deal for Pavel Bure. During his tenure with Vancouver, he was awarded the Babe Pratt Trophy as the team's best defenceman three consecutive years. He also led the club's defencemen in scoring four consecutive years. In July 2006, Jovanovski became an unrestricted free agent and signed with the Coyotes. He led the team's defencemen in scoring during his first three years with the club. Known as a two-way defenceman, he has recorded three 40-point and one 50-point campaign in the NHL.

Internationally, Jovanovski plays for the Canadian national team. A one-time Winter Olympian, he won a gold medal at the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City. At the under-20 level, he won gold at the 1995 World Junior Championship. He went on to play in four Men's World Championships, winning silver in 2005 and 2008. He also represented Canada at the 2004 World Cup, playing in one game due to injury in the championship-winning tournament.

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