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Roadrunners Perlini notches first NHL goal for Coyotes

Posted: 10:43 PM, Dec 10, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-11 05:43:54Z
Alex Goligoski and Lauren Dauphin scored 1:57 apart in the first period and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 Saturday night.
 
Brendan Perlini added his first career goal, Martin Hanzal also scored and Mike Smith made 42 saves for the Coyotes, who were 0-3-3 since their last win against at Edmonton on Nov. 27.
 
Arizona scored four goals for the first time since Nov. 8 after totaling four in its previous four games.
 
Roman Josi scored and Pekka Rinne made 30 saves for the Predators, who have lost four of five (1-3-1).
 
The Coyotes took a 1-0 lead with 7:10 left in the first as Goligoski fired a one-timer from the top of the right circle for his first of the season.
 
Dauphin made it 2-0 less than two minutes later when he tapped in a rebound from the left side of the crease after.