The Arizona Coyotes overtook the Montreal Canadiens in the overall standings Sunday night with a 5-4 overtime victory over the Minnesota Wild.
The team led by Andre Turenne now has 59 points, one more than Martin St. Louis. Thus Wolves dethroned CH from 27th place. But they played one more game.
Clayton Keeler settled the controversy with his 29th goal of the season, and the second of the match. To see here:
Barrett Hayton (two goals and two assists) also featured with four points, while Brett Ritchie had one and two assists.
Wild goaltender Philip Gustafsson already looked better, surrendering five times on 23 shots.
Made 30 saves against Karel Vjmelka. He was thwarted, respectively, by Mats Zuccarello, Ryan Reeves, Matt Boldy and Conor Dewar.
The Canadiens can regain their spot in the standings with a win over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday. Only the Anaheim Ducks (54), Chicago Blackhawks (50), San Jose Sharks (50) and Columbus Blue Jackets (47) have fewer points than them.
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