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: Detroit 4, Phoenix 1

GLENDALE, Ariz., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Tomas Holmstrom scored a pair of goals Saturday to lead the Detroit Red Wings past the Phoenix Coyotes 4-1.

NHL: Phoenix 5, Columbus 2

PHOENIX, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Scottie Upshall tallied two goals and two assists Monday to key the Phoenix Coyotes' 5-2 victory over Columbus.

NHL: Phoenix 3, Anaheim 2 (OT)

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- James Vandermeer's second goal of the game Sunday, a shot from the point with 3:42 remaining in overtime, gave Phoenix a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.

NHL: Phoenix 3, Philadelphia 1

GLENDALE, Ariz., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Ilya Bryzgalov stopped all but one of Philadelphia's 24 shots Saturday to lead the Phoenix Coyotes past the Flyers 3-1.

NHL: Buffalo 2, Phoenix 1

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Thomas Vanek scored on a power play with 3:53 remaining in the third period Thursday to give Buffalo a 2-1 win over Phoenix.

NHL: Phoenix 6, Los Angeles 3

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Radim Vrbata scored two goals Saturday, leading the Phoenix Coyotes to a season-opening 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings.

NHL: Phoenix 6, Dallas 5 (OT)

GLENDALE, Ariz., March 31 (UPI) -- Petr Prucha's power-play goal 53 seconds into overtime Monday gave the Phoenix Coyotes a 6-5 win over Dallas.

NHL: Phoenix 5, Vancouver 1

GLENDALE, Ariz., March 22 (UPI) -- Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 35-of-36 shots Saturday in the Phoenix Coyotes' 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

NHL: Anaheim 3, Phoenix 2 (SO)

GLENDALE, Ariz., March 20 (UPI) -- Ryan Getzlaf and Bobby Ryan scored shootout goals Thursday night to bring the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 victory over Phoenix.

NHL: New York Islanders 3, Phoenix 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 8 (UPI) -- The New York Islanders got 40 saves from goaltender Yann Danis Sunday and topped the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2.

NHL: Buffalo 5, Phoenix 1

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 6 (UPI) -- Tim Connolly scored in each of the first two periods Friday night and the Buffalo Sabres produced three power-play goals to run away from Phoenix 5-1.

Flames get Jokinen from Coyotes

CALGARY, Alberta, March 4 (UPI) -- The Northwest Division-leading Calgary Flames acquired Phoenix forward Olli Jokinen before Wednesday's trading deadline expired.

NHL: Calgary 3, Edmonton 2 (SO)

EDMONTON, Alberta, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Todd Bertuzzi's shootout goal Saturday night gave the Calgary Flames a 3-2 win over Edmonton.
Parise take top NHL weekly honor

Parise take top NHL weekly honor

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- New Jersey left wing Zach Parise was selected the top NHL star of the week, the league announced Monday.
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Matthew Lombardi
Washington Capitals goalie Olaf Kolzig (37) makes a save in the second period on a shot by Calgary Flames center Matthew Lombardi (18) on March 12, 2008 at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. (UPI Photo/ Mark Goldman)

Matthew Lombardi (born March 18, 1982) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Matthew Lombardi was born in Montreal and raised in Hudson, Quebec. He played hockey for the LaPresqu'ile minor hockey association before playing junior hockey for the Victoriaville Tigres in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) for four years before. Lombardi was selected in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft 215th overall by the Edmonton Oilers. Lombardi failed to sign with the Oilers, re-entering the draft where he was picked 90th overall by the Calgary Flames in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. His style of play is one of speed and agility, often leading the rush with his great speed and finesse.

Lombardi played in the 2004 Stanley Cup Playoffs, during which he suffered a vicious elbow to the head from Red Wings defenceman Derian Hatcher and was unable to play for several months. The Flames eventually lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Finals. During the locked-out 2004–05 season, he played for the Flames affiliate Lowell Lock Monsters in the American Hockey League (AHL), after he recovered fully from the elbow, returning to the NHL and the Flames when the league resumed play in 2005–06.

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