Dvorak leads Coyotes rally in win against Ducks


GLENDALE, Ariz. — Christian Dvorak scored two of four unanswered goals for the Arizona Coyotes, who rallied for a 4-3 win against the Anaheim Ducks at Gila River Arena on Monday.

Dvorak started the rally when he scored on a penalty shot at 8:15 of the second period to make it 3-1, then gave the Coyotes a 4-3 lead at 3:52 of the third.

Jakob Chychrun had a goal and an assist, and Darcy Kuemper made 24 saves for the Coyotes (8-7-3), who were 1-2-2 in their previous five games. Clayton Keller had two assists.

Cam Fowler had a goal and an assist for the Ducks (6-10-3), who have lost four in a row. John Gibson made 21 saves.

Ducks forward Trevor Zegras played 13:14 and had two shots on goal and was plus-1 in his NHL debut; the 19-year-old won the gold medal with the United States at the World Junior Championship last month and was named most valuable player of the tournament.

Dvorak gave the Coyotes a 4-3 lead when he redirected Chychrun’s one-timer from above the circles for a power-play goal.

The Ducks led 3-0 when forward Jakob Silfverberg hooked Dvorak on a shorthanded breakaway. Dvorak scored on a backhand on the penalty shot, the first of three Coyotes goals in 3:47.

Derick Brassard scored off Conor Garland‘s pass from behind the net to cut it to 3-2 at 10:21 of the second period. Chychrun tied it 3-3 at 12:02.

Silfverberg stole the puck from Johan Larsson in the slot and scored for a 1-0 Ducks lead at 3:09 of the first.

Max Jones scored 5-on-3 to make it 2-0 at 12:27.

Fowler scored from the high slot six seconds after a Ducks power play ended at 1:53 of the second for a 3-0 lead.

Anaheim was 1-for-5 on the power play and is 4-for-45 for the season.

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