ST. LOUIS (AP) — Barrett Hayton scored twice and Scott Wedgewood made 33 saves as the Arizona Coyotes downed the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Tuesday.
Kyle Capobianco scored his first goal of the season for Arizona, which snapped a three-game losing streak and won in regulation for only the second time in 16 games this season.
Torey Krug scored in his return from COVID-19 protocol for St. Louis, which lost its fourth straight game. Jordan Kyrou also scored and Ryan O’Reilly added two assists for the Blues, who beat Arizona 7-4 on Oct. 18 in Phoenix. Jordan Binnington made 20 saves for St. Louis.
Kyrou tied the game 1-1 in the opening period after Capobianco opening the scoring with a wrist shot from just inside the blue line.
Krug scored on a cross-ice pass from O’Reilly to tie the game 2-all with 5:02 left in the second period.
O’Reilly, who broke a five-game point drought, recorded his 400th career assist. Krug, who last played on Nov. 4, has three goals in nine games this season.
Hayton converted on a pass from Shayne Gostisbehere with 6:08 left to break a 2-2 tie.
Arizona winger Clayton Keller, who grew up in the St. Louis suburb of Swansea, Illinois, was held without a point against St. Louis for the first time in four games.
Arizona placed F Johan Larsson and Andrew Ladd under COVID-19 protocol. They recalled forwards Hudson Fasching, Jan Jenik and Ben McCartney from Tucson of the AHL.
The Coyotes play host to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday.