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By David Keene
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Topic - Radim Vrbata
The Phoenix Coyotes have won three in a row for the first time in 4½ months, and they've done it just in time for the stretch run to the playoffs.
Radim Vrbata is peaking at the right time.
The Phoenix Coyotes were on their heels after building a two-goal lead, spending most of the second period in their own zone.
The Dallas Stars' three Olympians sent their team into the Olympic break on a high note Saturday night.
Mike Smith stopped 30 shots and the Phoenix Coyotes became the first team to shut out the Chicago Blackhawks this season with a 2-0 victory Friday night.
The Phoenix Coyotes almost gave away a game by believing it was in the bag.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Sluggish in the first period, Phoenix scored its first two goals on fortunate bounces in the second.
The Phoenix Coyotes were busy on the first day of free agency despite their financial restraints, signing a replacement for goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, adding a pair of forwards and retaining one of their top skill players.
"Maybe desperation," Vrbata said when asked what was driving the recent success.
"You score that one and you start feeling good about yourself," Vrbata said. "You get a couple of lucky bounces."