Coyotes hoping to build on momentum

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Colorado (10-11-0) at Phoenix (9-10-2), 4:00 p.m. EST

GLENDALE, Arizona (Ticker) -- The Phoenix Coyotes look to win

their second straight game when they host the Colorado Avalanche

on Friday.

Phoenix snapped a six-game losing streak (0-4-2) with a 3-2

victory at Columbus on Wednesday.

Viktor Tikhonov scored the game-winner with 2:32 remaining for

the Coyotes, who are opening a four-game homestand.

The Avalanche have struggled to be consistent his season, but

are coming off a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on

Wednesday.

Defenseman Daniel Tjarnqvist scored his first goal of the year

and Ryan Smyth and Ian Laperriere also tallied for Colorado.

Phoenix went 3-0-1 against Colorado last season.

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