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Arizona 2, Anaheim 0
When: 8:00 PM ET, Saturday, February 24, 2018
Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona
Referees: Steve Kozari, Kendrick Nicholson
Linesmen: Bevan Mills, Jonny Murray
Attendance: 11959
Antti Raanta had 26 saves while recording his second shutout of the season to lead the Arizona Coyotes to a 2-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz.

Jason Demers and Max Domi each scored for Arizona and Josh Archibald added a pair of assists. It was the sixth win in eight games for the Coyotes (18-33-10, 46) who still have the fewest points in the NHL, one behind the Buffalo Sabres.

Ryan Miller, coming off a 41-save 2-0 shutout of Dallas on Wednesday night, finished with 35 saves for the Ducks, who fell into a third place tie in the Pacific Division with the Calgary Flames, both of whom have 73 points.

Demers scored his fifth goal of the season just 5:58 into the game, gathering the puck along the right boards and then turning and firing a wrist shot past traffic in front of the net and past a surprised Miller's blocker.

Raanta, who recorded his 10th career shutout, then made it stand up. Anaheim pulled Miller with 1:25 left but Domi quickly extended the lead with an empty-netter with 1:01 remaining.

It was just the second time this season Anaheim was blanked. The Ducks also were shut out in their third game of the season on Oct. 9 at the Honda Center in Anaheim by the Calgary Flames, 2-0, as goalie Mike Smith stopped 43 shots.

Arizona, which is just 10-17-4 at home this season, also improved to 4-1-1 in its last six home games.

Anaheim returns home to begin a four-game homestand against the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night. The Ducks will also host Chicago, Columbus and Washington before a back-to-back road trip to Nashville and Dallas.

Arizona continues its seven-game homestand on Sunday night against the Vancouver Canucks.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
 
Anaheim   Arizona
N/A Points Josh Archibald 2
N/A Goals Jason Demers 1
N/A Assists Josh Archibald 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Ryan Miller .973 Save Percentage Antti Raanta 1.000
Ryan Miller 36 Saves Antti Raanta 26
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Anaheim 26 0 0-2 4-4 8 32
Arizona 38 2 0-4 2-2 4 18
Upcoming Games
  • Arizona will play their next game at home against Vancouver. The Coyotes have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .279 after a loss.
  • Anaheim will play their next game at home against Edmonton. The Ducks have a W/L % of .484 after a win and .500 after a loss.