NHL: Phoenix 4, Edmonton 3 (OT)

Jan. 1, 2014 at 1:02 AM
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GLENDALE, Ariz., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Keith Yandel scored two goals -- including the winner in overtime -- of the Phoenix Coyotes' 4-3 New Year's Eve triumph over the visiting Edmonton Oilers.

Yandel put the game away with 6.5 seconds left in overtime by stealing the puck in the Phoenix zone and beating Ilya Bryzgalov on a breakaway.

Tim Kennedy and Mikkel Boedker also scored for the Coyotes, who ended a three-game losing streak. Yandel opened the scoring in the first period.

Mike Smith allowed three goals on just 10 shots and was replaced in the second period by Thomas Griess, who kept the Oilers at bay the rest of the game.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, David Perron and Justin Schultz scored Edmonton's goals. Taylor Hall assisted on three goals while Bryzgalov allowed four goals on 44 shots.

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