Henrique’s power-play goal in OT leads Ducks past Coyotes

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Adam Henrique scored a ability-play aim forty three seconds into extra time, Jamie Drysdale experienced a aim and an assist in his NHL debut and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from an early two-aim deficit and conquer the Arizona Coyotes three-2 on Thursday evening.

Trevor Zegras scored his to start with occupation aim, Ryan Miller made 23 will save and the Ducks finished a four-match getting rid of streak.

Henrique scored on a sharp-angle a single-timer on a go from Kevin Shattenkirk to entire the comeback for Anaheim, which trailed 2- midway by way of the to start with period.

“That was a authentic encouraging point tonight, to see our younger guys demonstrating skill … and then seeing our veterans just dig in and get the job done,” Ducks coach Dallas Eakins stated. “It was an fascinating and a exciting evening for confident.”

Conor Garland and Clayton Keller scored for the Coyotes, who dropped their fifth straight match. Adin Hill made 28 will save.

“It was seriously disheartening. What is that, five in a row? Which is disheartening in and of itself,” Garland stated.

Zegras, who was drafted ninth all round in 2019, applied an outstanding little bit of skill for his to start with aim. He faked a shot to the near submit as he billed in on internet and obtained Hill to commit just before pulling the puck back again to his suitable and flicking it in at the edge of the crease to tie it at 2-all at fourteen:thirty of the 2nd period.

“I just tried to slash in driving the defenseman and check out to just make a minimal space there. So, lastly, a single lastly went in, which felt superior,” Zegras stated.

With the arrival of Drysdale, the sixth all round pick in the 2020 draft, symbolizing one more step in Anaheim’s rebuild, it was the youth motion that sparked the Ducks’ offense. Drysdale’s shot from the level deflected off a Coyote player and obtained the Ducks inside 2-one at twelve:01. He picked up the secondary assist on Zegras’ aim.

“It’s a seriously enjoyable time for me and my family members so I consider it was just seriously pleasant to get out there. I was joking with ‘Z’ on the way right here declaring, ‘If I never drop on my solo lap (for the duration of warmups), then it is a acquire.’ It was a ton of exciting to get that a single below my belt, and getting the acquire made it that significantly much better,” Drysdale stated.

Drysdale is the 3rd NHL defenseman younger than 19 with various factors in his debut, becoming a member of Ray Bourque and Petr Svoboda.

The Coyotes scored 2 times in the to start with period, matching their offensive generation for the duration of the earlier four games. Garland set Arizona forward one:thirteen into the match, burying Nick Schmaltz’s go for his ninth aim. Keller made it 2- at 7:07, sneaking a wrist shot from the left circle in at the limited aspect off Garland’s feed.

“We want to find a way to get that 3rd aim as a line and sort of supply that knockout punch. I indicate, a few ambitions is tricky to occur back again in the NHL so we have to find a way to get a single. We get two early and just could not find a way to get one more a single so it stings,” Garland stated.

The Coyotes and Ducks will play yet again in Anaheim on Saturday.


Miller gained his 390th match, passing Dominik Hasek to get sole possession of 14th put in NHL historical past. “I’m just making an attempt to take pleasure in and play. I consider the analysis of what I’ve done on the ice I can get more into afterwards. I just want to maintain getting in the minute now, if that will make feeling,” Miller stated.

MR. 700

Ryan Getzlaf experienced the secondary assist on Drysdale’s aim to arrive at 700 in his occupation. Presently the franchise chief in assists, he is the fifty fifth player in NHL historical past with 700. The future major milestone awaiting Getzlaf is becoming the Ducks’ all-time chief in factors. He is twelve away from passing Teemu Selanne’s 988.


The Ducks positioned goalie John Gibson (decrease physique) on hurt reserve Thursday. Gibson missed his 3rd match and hasn’t performed due to the fact allowing for five ambitions on 24 pictures in a six- decline to the San Jose Sharks on Friday.