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Kevin Hayes breaks tie in 3rd period, Blues outlast Coyotes 6-5

By JOHN MARSHALL
AP Sports Writer

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Nick Leddy and Alexey Toropchenko had short-handed goal 33 seconds apart, Kevin Hayes broke a tie early in the third period and the St. Louis Blues outlasted the Arizona Coyotes 6-5 on Wednesday night. After the teams split the first two meetings of the season, defense was optional in the desert for the third. The teams combined for 10 goals in 22 minutes spanning the first and second periods. It was the third NHL game in 30 years to have five tying goals in the first 35 minutes and 23 players had at least a point.St. Louis chased goalie Karel Vejmelka with four goals before the midpoint of the second period. The Coyotes chased Jordan Binnington not long after that with their fifth.

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