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GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Keith Yandle scored twice, his first two-goal game in more than three seasons, and Jason LaBarbera made a season-high 39 saves as the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 Tuesday night at Jobing.Com Arena.

Matthew Lombardi also scored and Kyle Chipchura had a pair of assists for the Coyotes, who won for the second time in three games.

Phoenix, which gave coach Dave Tippett his 150th win with the club, has points in its past four after losing four in a row.

Justin Williams had the lone goal for the Kings, who lost in regulation for the first time in five games.

Lombardi snapped a 1-1 tie at 11:05 of the second period when he took a pass from Rob Klinkhammer off the right sideboards and backhanded a shot just inside the left post for his second goal in three nights.

Yandle made it 3-1 with 2:53 left, firing a shot from the outside of the left circle off Jonathan Quick's left shoulder. Yandle had opened the scoring at 11:02 of the first period, charging up the middle to take a pass from Chipchura and beat Quick.

Yandle's last two-goal game was January 26, 2010 against Detroit.

Williams tied the game at 1-1 at 12:12 of the first, bouncing a shot off Coyotes defenseman Michael Stone and past LaBarbera.

Quick stopped 27 of 30 shots for Los Angeles.

NOTES: Yandle's goals were the 50th and 51st of his career. He leads Phoenix in home scoring with seven goals and 10 assists in 19 games at Jobing.Com Arena. ... Before the game, Coyotes LW Steve Sullivan was honored for playing his 1,000th career game on March 28. ... Williams has goals in four straight games. ... Coyotes G Mike Smith missed his fifth straight game with an upper-body injury. LW Lauri Korpikoski missed his fourth straight with an upper-body injury, and Zbynek Michalek missed his 11th in a row with a lower-body injury. Michalek has been skating with the team but hasn't played since March 9 against Dallas. ... Los Angeles has been outscored 24-29 in the first period this season. ... The Kings entered the game with three wins in four games against the Coyotes this season. Including last season's Western Conference finals, Los Angeles has won seven of nine.
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