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|Coyotes Beat Blackhawks in Shootout
|CHICAGO (AP) -- Robert Lang and defenseman Adrian Aucoin scored in the shootout to give the Phoenix Coyotes their season-high sixth straight victory, 2-1 over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.
Phoenix backup goalie Jason LaBarbera made 28 saves through overtime, then stopped two of three Blackhawks in the shootout.
Radim Vrbata scored late in the second period for the Coyotes, whose streak is their longest since they won seven in a row midway through the 2006-07 season. Phoenix is 9-2-0 in its last 11 games.
Colin Fraser scored for the Blackhawks, who have lost three straight for the first time this season. Jonathan Toews connected for Chicago in the three-frame shootout.
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