NHL: Phoenix 5, Columbus 3
2/17/2013 3:57:26 AM
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.
Phoenix built a 3-0 lead on a trio of first-period goals by Radim Vrbata, David Moss and Kyle Chipchura, but then needed the boost from Hanzal to notch its third victory in four games.
Keith Yandle distributed three assists and Mike Smith stopped 17 shots for the Coyotes.
Jared Boll had a goal and an assist while Matt Calvert and Derek MacKenzie also scored for the Blue Jackets, which fell to 0-2 on a six-game road trip.
Steve Mason made 30 saves for the Blue Jackets.