Anaheim 4, Arizona 1

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 9:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Anaheim 19-23-3-4 13-12-1-0 6-11-2-4 W1
Arizona 22-21-3-5 10-10-2-2 12-11-1-3 L1


Andrew Cogliano recorded his first career hat trick over a span of less than seven minutes in the second period to lead the visiting Anaheim Ducks to a 4-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday.

Jonas Hiller made 25 saves and Nick Bonino picked up a pair of assists for the Ducks, who improved to 9-1-1 in their last 11 games and continued to dig out of a large hole toward the bottom of the playoff pack.

Cogliano, who entered Tuesday with eight goals and only one multi-goal game this season, tied it 1-1 at 6:59 of the second. Anaheim caught Mike Smith out of the goal trying to play a puck behind the net and Matt Beleskey hit Cogliano streaking down the slot for the easy tally.

He wristed a shot from a bad angle at 10:07, coming up on a two-on-two break and somehow flicking it up off Smith’s arm and just inside the post.

Cogliano shoveled a backhanded shot between the pads 3:43 later for the natural hat trick. The Ducks may have gotten away with an offside call when Bonino grabbed a turnover and sent it ahead to Cogliano, who came in unmarked and made it 3-1 with his 11th tally.

Teemu Selanne capped it with an empty-net goal for his 16th of the season and 653rd of his career.

Top Game Performances

Anaheim   Arizona
Andrew Cogliano 3 Points Ray Whitney 1
Andrew Cogliano 3 Goals Ray Whitney 1
Nick Bonino 2 Assists Martin Hanzal 1
Teemu Selanne 1 Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Jonas Hiller .962 Save Percentage Jason LaBarbera 1.000
Jonas Hiller 25 Saves Mike Smith 15

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Anaheim 30 4 1-3 3-3 6 21
Arizona 26 1 0-3 2-3 6 28

Upcoming Games

  • Arizona will play its next game at home against San Jose. The Coyotes have a W/L % of .304 after a win and .536 after a loss.
  • Anaheim will play its next game at home against Dallas. The Ducks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .323 after a loss.
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