GLENDALE, Ariz. - Shane Doan scored twice and added an assist to lift the Phoenix Coyotes to a 4-1 victory on Thursday night over the Pittsburgh Penguins, who lost star Sidney Crosby to an undisclosed injury less than five minutes into the second period.
Olli Jokinen also scored, Steven Reinprecht and Zbynek Michalek each had two assists and Ilya Bryzgalov made 27 saves for the Coyotes, who have won two of their past three.
Phoenix's 4-4 start is its best since opening the 2003-04 season 3-3-2.
Miroslav Satan scored his team-leading fifth goal for the Penguins, but sat out the final 10 minutes after picking up a misconduct penalty after arguing a hooking call.
Doan broke a 1-1 tie with 2:01 left in the second period when he took a pass from Reinprecht and scored into the open left side of the net.
Kevin Porter made it 3-1 with 5:01 remaining on his first NHL goal, taking a pass from Reinprecht and slipping the puck past Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury's blocker.
After a scoreless first period, Jokinen gave the Coyotes a 1-0 lead at 7:53 of the second period when he scored off a backhand feed from Doan.
Satan tied the game at 8:30 of the period when Evgeni Malkin's shot from the point ricocheted off the glass behind the Coyotes goal and landed in front of Bryzgalov for the tap-in power-play goal.
The goal came just 11 seconds into a power play and was the Penguins' first road goal with the man-advantage in 15 tries this season.
Doan added an empty-net goal with 58.2 seconds left.
Notes: Jokinen has 31 points in 37 career games against Pittsburgh. ... The Penguins had won three straight against the Coyotes. ... Pittsburgh went more than 15 minutes before recording its first shot on goal and finished the first period with two.