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The Coyotes finally got one past Dubnyk eight minutes into the third period as Whitney was able to send a puck off the post and in during a scramble in front of the Edmonton net.
Phoenix tied it with just 2:23 remaining as they got away on an odd-man rush and Torres beat Dubnyk up high.
The Coyotes were given a glorious chance to win it in overtime as Keith Yandle was awarded a penalty shot after being hooked on a breakaway by Shawn Horcoff, but Dubnyk was able to make the stop to send the game to the shootout.
NOTES: It was the fourth and final meeting between the teams this season. Phoenix earned its first season sweep of the Oilers in franchise history. ... Phoenix came into the game as winners of nine of their last 10 against Edmonton. ... The Coyotes put themselves into the thick of the Western Conference race with an 11-0-1 run in February before losing their first five games in March. ... Oilers F Taylor Hall missed the game with a concussion suffered on Friday when he was hit by Calgary Flames D Cory Sarich. Hall is not expected to be out long. Also sidelined was Ben Eager with a sore back. ... Returning to Phoenix's lineup were Martin Hanzal (upper body) and Radim Vrbata (illness). D Adrian Aucoin (lower body) remains day-to-day. F Kyle Chipchura (upper body) has been cleared for contact and could return next week.
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