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Daniel Winnik scores with 8:08 left as Coyotes beat New Jersey 4-3 @NHLdotcom

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Daniel Winnik scored with 8:08 remaining to help the Phoenix Coyotes beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night.

Winnik redirected Vernon Fiddler's pass past Martin Brodeur to make it 3-2 moments before he was cut by Devils defenceman Mark Fraser's high stick.

Zbynek Michalek scored 1:16 into the ensuing power play on a blast from the point with help from Taylor Pyatt's screen to give Phoenix a two-goal lead.

Brian Rolston spinning shot from the blue line eluded Ilya Bryzgalov with 4:44 to go for his second goal of the night to pull the Devils to 4-3.

Matthew Lombardi and Peter Mueller also scored for the Coyotes, who snapped a four-game home losing streak. Phoenix won for the second time in its past seven games (2-3-2) despite being outshot 34-19, including 15-1 in the second period.

Travis Zajac also scored for the Devils, who lost for only the sixth time since Nov. 21 (18-6-0).

Lombardi gave the Coyotes a 1-0 lead when he redirected Keith Yandle's pass from the top of the right faceoff circle between Brodeur's pads at 13:16 of the first.

Mueller stole the puck off the stick of Devils defencemen Colin White just inside the Phoenix zone and outraced the defence down the ice before beating Brodeur with a wrist shot to make it 2-0 with 30.4 seconds to go in the first.

Rolston took a long outlet pas from Rod Pelley at the Coyotes' blue line, skated in and beat Bryzgalov with a wrist shot over the goalie's blocker to cut the lead to 2-1 at 9:21 of the second period.

Zajac tied it at 14:06 on a sharp shot from the high slot after Zach Parise broke up a clearing attempt at the top of the right faceoff circle.

NOTES: Coyotes defenceman Ed Jovanovski served the second game of his two-game suspension for elbowing the Islanders' John Tavares in the chin Saturday. ... Zajac has three goals in four assists in his last four games. ... Mueller's goal was his second in three games after going two months without one. ... Parise's assist was his 300th career point.

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