Ducks thump Coyotes

Francois Beauchemin led a balanced Anaheim 2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes at Honda Center on Wednesday.

Jason Blake had a goal and an assist, while Niklas Hagman, Corey Perry and Matt Beleskey all scored, and Lubomir Visnovsky, Andrew Cogliano and Nick Bonino all contributed a pair of assists for the Ducks, who have won three straight and six of their last seven games. Jonas Hiller made 25 saves in the victory.

Kyle Chipchura and Daymond Langkow found the back of the net for the Coyotes, who have lost four of their last five contests. Mike Smith was touched for all six goals on 21 shots in defeat.