GLENDALE, Ariz. – Ryan Miller stopped 34 shots to end a five-game losing streak and extend his dominance over Arizona, lifting the Vancouver Canucks to a 2-1 victory over the Coyotes on Wednesday night.
Jake Virtanen scored in the first period and Jannik Hansen had his 16th of the season on a double carom off two Coyotes players in the second. Miller made some big saves in the third period and got some help from defenseman Alex Biega, who saved a goal after a shot by Kyle Chipchura trickled past his sprawled-out goalie.
Miller improved to 9-1 against Arizona, including 6-0 in Glendale.
Martin Hanzal scored a power-play goal and Louis Domingue stopped 24 shots for the Coyotes. They have lost five straight and nine of 11.