Boyd Gordon #15 and Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrate Doan's goal in the first period against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center on November 19, 2011 in Buffalo, New York.
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EDMONTON, Alberta - David Moss and Boyd Gordon each had a goal and an assist as the Phoenix Coyotes stayed firmly in the playoff picture with a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night.
Antoine Vermette also scored for the Coyotes, 5-1-2 in their last eight games. They sit in ninth place in the Western Conference, one point back of the idle Detroit Red Wings for the final playoff berth.
Nail Yakupov responded for the Oilers, who are sliding out of contention, having lost four in a row. They trail Detroit by four points.
Phoenix and Edmonton each have eight games remaining.
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