VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Lawson Crouse scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Arizona Coyotes tightened the playoff race in the Western Conference with a 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks. Nick Schmaltz scored, Carl Soderberg had a goal and an assist and Oliver Ekman-Larsson added an empty-net goal for the Coyotes, who have won two in a row and three out of four. Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson scored less than three minutes apart for the Canucks, who lost their fourth consecutive game.

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