GLENDALE, Ariz. — Alex Goligoski scored the decisive goal in the fifth round of a shootout and Adin Hill earned his first NHL win for the Arizona Coyotes in their 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
Arizona squandered a 3-0 lead as Jeff Carter scored two third-period goals for the Kings to send the game to overtime. But the last-place Coyotes rebounded to win for the 10th time in 14 games, improving to 11-3-2 in their last 16. They climbed out of the NHL cellar with 57 points, one more than Buffalo.
Los Angeles, third in the Pacific Division, is one point behind second-place San Jose with 12 games remaining.
The Kings had what was first ruled the game-winning goal 25 seconds into overtime overturned on goaltender interference after a video review.
Carter tied it at 3 with 2:18 to play in the third, deflecting Drew Doughty’s shot past Hill, who was pressed into service with Arizona’s top two goaltenders unavailable.
The 21-year-old Hill stopped 33 shots and Nick Cousins had a goal …read more