NHL

Blue Jackets beat Coyotes 7-5 to end 5-game losing streak; Arizona goalies face just 20 shots

  • Columbus Blue Jackets' Alexander Wennberg (41), of Sweden, scores against Arizona Coyotes' Anders Lindback, right, of Sweden, as Coyotes' Michael Stone (26) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Columbus Blue Jackets' Alexander Wennberg (41), of Sweden, scores against Arizona Coyotes' Anders Lindback, right, of Sweden, as Coyotes' Michael Stone (26) watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

  • Columbus Blue Jackets' Curtis McElhinney (30) gives up a goal to Arizona Coyotes' Antoine Vermette as Coyotes' Tobias Rieder, left, battles Blue Jackets' Dalton Prout, second from left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Columbus Blue Jackets' Curtis McElhinney (30) gives up a goal to Arizona Coyotes' Antoine Vermette as Coyotes' Tobias Rieder, left, battles Blue Jackets' Dalton Prout, second from left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

  • Arizona Coyotes' Viktor Tikhonov (9), of Russia, beats Columbus Blue Jackets' Curtis McElhinney, left, for a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Arizona Coyotes' Viktor Tikhonov (9), of Russia, beats Columbus Blue Jackets' Curtis McElhinney, left, for a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)  (The Associated Press)

Brandon Saad, Alexander Wennberg and Cam Atkinson each had a goal and two assists and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Arizona Coyotes 7-5 on Thursday night to end a five-game losing streak.

Arizona goalies Anders Lindback and Louis Domingue faced just 20 shots on goal. Lindback allowed four goals on 10 shots and Domingue let in another two goals after entering in the second period.

Matt Calvert, Nick Foligno, David Clarkson and Brandon Dubinsky also scored for Columbus. Dubinsky's goal was an empty-netter. Scott Hartnell also had two assists.

Tobias Rieder had two goals for Arizona, and Antoine Vermette, Victor Tikhonov and Jordan Martinook also scored.

Columbus' Curtis McElhinney stopped 27 shots and overcame a nasty collision late in the game.