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3/9/16 Coyotes vs. Canucks

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Granlund scores in OT, Canucks top Coyotes

Center gets first goal with Vancouver in seventh game

by Kevin Woodley / Correspondent

Granlund's first goal as a Canuck

ARI@VAN: Granlund wins the game in overtime

3/9/16: Markus Granlund slams the rebound home past Louis Domingue for his first goal as a Canuck, giving Vancouver the 3-2 win in overtime

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VANCOUVER -- Goaltender Jacob Markstrom didn't have to look far to find extra motivation for the final month of the Vancouver Canucks' disappointing season.

Markstom made 32 saves, and Markus Granlund scored on a rebound off a 2-on-1 rush 1:42 into overtime to give the Canucks a 3-2, come-from-behind win against the Arizona Coyotes at Rogers Arena on Wednesday.

"You come into the room and you notice everyone is happy, everyone is smiling, and that's the way you want it to be when you come in after a game, especially at home," said Markstrom, who made a save against Max Domi on a breakaway early in overtime. "And the fans are happy; you want to play for them too. There's a lot of pride going on right now."

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Coyotes' Ekman-Larsson won't play against Canucks

Defenseman will miss first game of season with upper-body injury

by Kevin Woodley / Correspondent

COYOTES (28-32-6) at CANUCKS (25-28-12)

TV: 10 p.m. ET; FS-A PLUS, SNP, NHL.TV

VANCOUVER -- Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson won't play against the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday because of an upper-body injury.

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Coyotes' Ekman-Larsson likely out vs. Canucks

Defenseman is day-to-day, hasn't missed game this season

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Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson is unlikely to play Wednesday against the Vancouver Canucks (10 p.m. ET; FS-A Plus, SN, NHL.TV), coach Dave Tippett told the Coyotes website.

"It doesn't look like he'll play tonight but he's day-to-day and we'll see where it goes," Tippett said. "He's optimistic." Tippett did not specify what Ekman-Larsson's injury was.

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