The Phoenix Coyotes secured the 100th coaching win for Number 99 with a 4-0 domination of the Kings, their sixth defeat of Los Angeles this season. Wayne Gretzky's decision to replace goalie Ilya Bryzgalov with Mikael Tellqvist paid off in full, as the backup made 34 saves to blank a frustrated Kings line, the Los Angeles Times reports.
While the Kings look ahead to possible moves before the trade deadline, Phoenix is hoping to keep things on track. The Coyotes already have as many wins as they collected all last season, and have been confounding opponents. "They play well against us,and we have a lot of trouble scoring against them for some reason," said the Kings' Jack Johnson.