Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s overtime goal gave the Phoenix Coyotes a 3-2 victory against the Blues. The Blues (11-2-3) threw everything they had at goalie Mike Smith, but he stopped 37 of the 39 shots. Ekman-Larsson fired a shot past Blues goalie Jaroslav Halak 56 seconds into overtime to help the Coyotes pick up their seventh win in eight games.
The game-winning goal came on Phoenix’s 19th shot. Mikkel Boedker and David Moss also scored for the Coyotes (13-4-2), and Mike Ribeiro had two assists, including one on the game winner. Maxim Lapierre and Roman Polak scored for the Blues, who saw their three-game winning streak snapped.
Alexander Steen assisted on Polak’s goal 2:49 into the third period to tie the game 2-2. The assist extended Steen’s career-best and NHL-leading point streak to 11 games. Steen has 10 goals and 14 points during the run.