Henrique, Ducks Hand Coyotes 11Th Straight Loss, 3–1

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ANAHEIM, Calif.—Adam Henrique had a extremity and an assist, Troy Terry extended his points streak to 10 games and the Anaheim Ducks won 3–1, sending the Arizona Coyotes to their 11th consecutive nonaccomplishment to commencement the play connected Friday night.

Sonny Milano and Sam Carrick besides scored successful the 3rd consecutive triumph for the Ducks, who person earned a constituent successful six of their past 7 games. Henrique enactment the Ducks up conscionable 34 seconds into the archetypal period, and Anthony Stolarz made 28 saves for Anaheim earlier missing retired connected his 4th vocation shutout connected Shayne Gostisbehere’s extremity with 7.8 seconds to play.

“I thought it was a large crippled by us,” Carrick said. “Obviously it helps erstwhile you tin people connected the archetypal displacement and you’re playing with the pb close disconnected the bat. It’s a amusive game.”

Stolarz earned his archetypal triumph of the play for Anaheim, which had a six-game winless skid earlier outscoring its past 3 opponents by a combined 11–3 astatine home.

“I thought we did a bully occupation keeping their chances to the outside,” Stolarz said. “They lone had astir apt 2 oregon 3 prime chances from the slot. … We conscionable played the close mode tonight.”

Rookie Karel Vejmelka stopped 28 shots portion Arizona fell to 0–10–1. The Coyotes are the league’s remaining winless team, and person tied the 2017–18 Coyotes for the franchise’s longest losing streak to commencement the season.

The Coyotes’ streak besides matches 3 different teams for the second-longest winless skid to commencement a play successful NHL history, according to the league’s grounds books. Only the 1943–44 New York Rangers person been worse—opening 0–11–0 and yet going 0–4–1 earlier their archetypal win.

“Mentally, we had a deficiency of urgency,” Arizona manager André Tourigny said. “I recognize we’re successful a pugnacious situation, but cipher volition consciousness atrocious for (us), truthful we request to amusement much quality successful our situation.”

Defenseman Cam Dineen and guardant Ben McCartney made their NHL debuts for the Coyotes.

Ducks skipper Ryan Getzlaf had an assistance aft being honored successful a pregame ceremonial for becoming the franchise’s vocation scoring leader. Getzlaf received a congratulatory hug from Teemu Selanne, who held the grounds until Getzlaf passed him Sunday with the 989th constituent of a 17-year vocation spent wholly successful Anaheim.

Getzlaf present has 993 points and apt volition soon beryllium the 92nd subordinate of the NHL’s 1,000-point club. After contemplating status past summer, helium is enjoying a revitalized twelvemonth with the Ducks’ talented young core, racking up a five-game points streak and earning 11 points successful 12 games.

Terry got the secondary assistance connected Henrique’s extremity successful the opening minute, giving him the Ducks’ longest points streak since 2016 and matching Connor McDavid for the longest progressive streak successful the NHL. It’s besides the longest of Terry’s career, and makes him the sixth subordinate successful franchise past to widen a points streak to 10 games.

Henrique scored his 5th extremity of the play erstwhile Getzlaf’s walk deflected disconnected a skate and disconnected the boards earlier going consecutive to Henrique astatine the acold post.

Henrique is disconnected to a beardown commencement to the caller play with 11 points successful 12 games. In February, Ducks wide manager Bob Murray enactment Henrique connected waivers conscionable 2 seasons into his five-year, $29.125 cardinal contract.

Henrique past acceptable up Milano’s power-play extremity precocious successful the archetypal period. The Ducks person scored 10 powerfulness play goals successful 12 games this play aft having the slightest effectual powerfulness play successful modern NHL past past play with conscionable 11 during 56 games.

Carrick past drove the nett and deflected location Derek Grant’s walk midway done the 2nd play for his 2nd extremity of the season.

“I liked our archetypal period,” Tourigny said. “I deliberation we did bully things successful the archetypal period, and past aft that it’s a immense setback. Not blessed astir the mode we responded. Not blessed astir the mode we behaved. Not blessed astir the mode we worked.”

Arizona’s Liam O’Brien and Antoine Roussel some got misconduct penalties successful a fight-filled 3rd period.

The Associated Press


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