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PITTSBURGH (AP) -Petr Prucha pushed the puck into the net while sitting on a Penguins player's back in the second period, and the Phoenix Coyotes took advantage of nine power plays to beat Pittsburgh 3-0 on Wednesday night.

Ilya Bryzgalov made 24 saves, only a handful of them difficult, as the Penguins played a flat, error-filled and uninspired game before leaving on a five-game trip.

Ed Jovanovski also scored on a power play for Phoenix, 2-0 with one game remaining on a season-opening trip that began at Los Angeles. Last season, the Coyotes managed 30 points on the road, the fewest in the Western Conference.

Radim Vrbata scored into an empty net with 54 seconds remaining - his third goal and fourth point in two games.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Henrik Sedin scored twice in a 3:37 span of the second period and had an assist to lead Vancouver to its first victory of the season.

Ryan Kesler, Mason Raymond and Steve Bernier scored their first goals of the season late in the first period, and Mikael Samuelsson and Alex Burrows scored 19 seconds apart in the third to help Vancouver avoid the first 0-4 start in franchise history.

Roberto Luongo, who was pulled in Vancouver's last game and came in with an uncharacteristic .820 save percentage and 4.55 goals-against average, made 27 saves.

Tomas Plekanec scored for Montreal, and Carey Price stopped 25 of 32 shots before being pulled with 8 minutes left. The Canadiens lost for the second time in two nights after winning their first two games.

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