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Klinkhammer scores twice to lift Coyotes to win
Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith (41) kicks the shot of Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner (53) away from the net during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
October 13, 2013, 4:00 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Rob Klinkhammer scored his second goal of the game 22 seconds into the third period and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 on Sunday afternoon.

Shane Doan, Mikkel Boedker and Lauri Korpikoski had Phoenix's other goals. Mike Smith made 31 saves for the Coyotes, who closed a five-game road trip by winning the final three.

Eric Staal, Riley Nash and Jeff Skinner scored for the Hurricanes.

Cam Ward made nine saves after coming on with 10:08 left in the second period to replace starting netminder Anton Khudobin. Khudobin suffered a lower-body injury when he skated out to play the puck.

Ward allowed three of Phoenix's goals.

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