Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Radim Vrbata scored a pair of goals and had one assist and Martin Hanzal added one goal and two helpers as the Phoenix Coyotes cruised past the Nashville Predators, 7-4, on Thursday.
Matthew Lombardi, Keith Yandle, Antoine Vermette and David Moss also tallied for the Coyotes, who had dropped seven straight entering the contest. Jason LaBarbera made 34 saves in the victory.
David Legwand, Rich Clune and Gabriel Bourque lit he lamp for the Predators, who had a three-game winning streak snapped. With the loss, Nashville fell to 14-14-6 this season.
Pekka Rinne allowed four goals on 20 shots before he was pulled for Chris Mason. Mason didn't fair much better, however, allowing three goals on nine shots.