Hanzal scores 2, Coyotes top Blue Jackets 5-3

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Martin Hanzal had two goals and an assist and the Phoenix Coyotes won for the third time in four games with a 5-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.

Hanzal scored the final two goals of the game, the first a rare Phoenix power-0play score to break a 3-3 tie with 11:42 to play. He added an empty-net goal with 1:04 remaining.

The Coyotes had gone 17 power plays without scoring before Hanzal ended the drought.

Radim Vrbata scored for Phoenix before leaving the game in the second period with a lower body injury. David Moss and Kyle Chipchura also scored for the Coyotes.

Jared Boll, Matt Calvert and Derek MacKenzie scored for Columbus, which has lost five of six.

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