DETROIT (AP) — Mark Arcobello scored his second goal of the game in overtime, and Mike Smith made 33 saves to lead the Arizona Coyotes over the banged-up Detroit Red Wings 5-4 on Tuesday night.
The win snapped an eight-game losing streak for the Coyotes, who have the worst record in the Western Conference. The Red Wings have lost seven of 10 and are clinging to third place in the Atlantic Division, five points ahead of the surging Ottawa Senators.
Luke Glendening, Justin Abdelkader, Jakub Kindl and Gustav Nyquist scored for the Red Wings. Jimmy Howard stopped 17 shots.
Detroit controlled the majority of the game and finished with a 37-22 advantage in shots on goal.
Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk sat out for the fourth straight game with a lower-body injury, and defenseman Niklas Kronwall was scratched due to a lower-body injury. Right wing Erik Cole exited after the first period with a lower-body injury.