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3/5/16 Panthers vs. Coyotes

game recap

Coyotes top Panthers, end losing streak

Tanguay scores twice, Arizona wins for first time in eight games

by Jerry Brown / Correspondent

Tanguay nets his second goal

FLA@ARI: Tanguay deflects home his second goal

3/5/16: Alex Tanguay deflects Antoine Vermette's pass past Al Montoya for his second goal of the game, giving the Coyotes a 4-1 lead in the 3rd

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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Alex Tanguay was itching to play his first game with the Arizona Coyotes, particularly linemates and fellow Quebec natives Antoine Vermette and Anthony Duclair, but a sore knee pushed his debut back 48 hours.

He more than made up for the delay.

Tanguay had two goals and an assist, and his new line combined for nine points to help the Coyotes end a seven-game losing streak with a 5-1 win against the Florida Panthers at Gila River Arena on Saturday.

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Jagr one point from surpassing Howe

Panthers forward aims to become NHL's lone No. 3 all-time scorer

by Jerry Brown / Correspondent

PANTHERS (36-20-8) at COYOTES (27-31-6)

TV: 9 p.m. ET; FS-F, FS-A, NHL.TV

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Jaromir Jagr needs one point to pass Gordie Howe and move into sole possession of third place on the NHL's all-time scoring list when the Florida Panthers play the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday.

Jagr is looking for the 1,851st point of his career and will play in his 1,612th NHL game Saturday, tying Ray Bourque for ninth place on that all-time list.



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