NHL: Ottawa 4, Phoenix 3 (OT)

GLENDALE, Ariz., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Jason Spezza had a hat trick and Cory Conacher scored 2:48 into overtime Tuesday, rallying the Ottawa Senators over Phoenix 4-3.

NHL: Phoenix 4, New York Rangers 1

GLENDALE, Ariz., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Radim Vrbata became the first player this season to put together a hat trick Thursday in bringing Phoenix a 4-1 triumph over the New York Rangers.

NHL: Phoenix 5, Anaheim 3

ANAHEIM, Calif., April 28 (UPI) -- Radim Vrbata notched a hat trick and added an assist Saturday in the Phoenix Coyotes' 5-3 season-ending victory over Anaheim.

NHL: Phoenix 3, Chicago 2 (SO)

CHICAGO, April 21 (UPI) -- David Schlemko beat Corey Crawford in the third round of a shootout Saturday and Phoenix kept its playoff hopes alive with a 3-2 win over Chicago.

NHL: San Jose 3, Phoenix 2 (SO)

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 31 (UPI) -- Logan Couture provided the only goal in a shootout Saturday, lifting the San Jose Sharks to a fourth straight win, 3-2 over Phoenix.

NHL: Phoenix 7, Nashville 4

NASHVILLE, March 28 (UPI) -- Radim Vrbata scored twice during a zany first period Thursday and Phoenix went on to snap a seven-game losing streak with a 7-4 win over Nashville.

NHL: Phoenix 5, Columbus 3

GLENDALE, Ariz., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Martin Hanzal scored twice in the third period Saturday, hoisting the Phoenix Coyotes to a 5-3 decision over Columbus.

NHL: Phoenix 1, San Jose 0 (SO)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Mike Smith registered a 33-save shutout and made two more stops in a shootout Saturday, staking the Phoenix Coyotes to 1-0 decision over San Jose.

NHL: Dallas 4, Phoenix 3 (SO)

DALLAS, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Jaromir Jagr's goal in the fourth round of the shootout Friday brought Dallas a 4-3 victory over Phoenix.

NHL: Dallas 4, Phoenix 3

DALLAS, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Veteran free-agent signee Jaromir Jagr marked his Dallas debut with a pair of goals Saturday, sparking the Stars' 4-3 season-opening win over Phoenix.

NHL: Phoenix 5, Nashville 3

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 29 (UPI) -- Shane Doan's goal iced a 5-3 win for Phoenix Sunday and handed the Coyotes a 2-0 lead over Nashville in their Western Conference semifinal series.

NHL: Phoenix 4, Nashville 3 (OT)

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 28 (UPI) -- Ray Whitney scored with 5:56 to go in the first overtime Friday to give Phoenix a 4-3 win over Nashville in the opener of their conference semifinal series.

NHL: Phoenix 4, Minnesota 1

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 7 (UPI) -- Taylor Pyatt scored twice and Mike Smith continued his excellent work in goal Saturday to push Phoenix to a division title with a 4-1 win over Minnesota.

NHL: Phoenix 4, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, April 6 (UPI) -- Mike Smith came up short in his bid for a fourth straight shutout Friday, but he made 31 saves while carrying the Phoenix Coyotes to a 4-1 win over St. Louis.

NHL: Phoenix 4, Anaheim 0

GLENDALE, Ariz., April 1 (UPI) -- Mike Smith logged his second consecutive shutout with 44 stops Saturday and the Phoenix Coyotes helped their playoff chances with a 4-0 win over Anaheim.
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Radim Vrbata
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Radim Vrbata of Czechoslovakia watches Colorado Avalanche warm up prior to game at Pepsi Center in Denver October 16, 2006. Chicago beat Colorado 5-3. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Radim Vrbata (born June 13, 1981) is a Czech professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Vrbata was drafted in the eighth round, 212th overall, by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. He won the 2001 World Junior Championship and the 2005 World Championships with the Czech Republic.

In March 2003, Vrbata was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Bates Battaglia. He was acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes by the Chicago Blackhawks on December 30, 2005 for future considerations. After two subpar seasons in Chicago, he was traded to the Phoenix Coyotes on August 11, 2007 for Kevyn Adams. During his 1st year in Phoenix, he set career highs in goals, and assists, and lead the team in scoring.

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