Raanta makes 31 saves, Coyotes shut out Kings


  • Antti Raanta made 31 saves, and the Arizona Coyotes ended the Los Angeles Kings’ three-game winning streak with a 3-0 victory at Gila River Arena on Monday.
  • Conor Garland had a goal and an assist, and Christian Dvorak and Nick Schmaltz each had two assists for Arizona (13-7-2), which has won four of its past five games.
  • The shutout was the Coyotes’ second straight; Darcy Kuemper made 37 saves in a 3-0 win against the Calgary Flames on Saturday.
  • It’s the first time Arizona has had consecutive shutouts since a three-game streak from March 29-April 3, 2012.

“We’ve got a 1-2 punch here that’s pretty special,” Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet said.

  • Jack Campbell made 24 saves for Los Angeles (8-12-2), which went 0-for-4 on the power play.

“We were just too slow, our feet weren’t moving, and our mind wasn’t as sharp as it needed to be,” Kings captain Anze Kopitar said. “It seems like we were a half step too slow, a couple of feet off, which in the big picture is obviously big and was the difference.”

NHL Highlights | Kings vs Coyotes – Nov. 18, 2019


  • Kopitar’s six-game point streak ended (three goals, six assists). …
  • It’s the first time in the history of the Coyotes/Winnipeg Jets franchise that two goalies each had a shutout in successive games. …
  • Raanta is 4-0-1 against the Kings. …
  • Arizona is 8-1-1 when it scores first;
  • Los Angeles is 1-9-0 when it allows the first goal.
Sources & Credits: NHL.com; ARI Coyotes, LA Kings

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