Mar 19, 2013, 10:44 PM EST
The Phoenix Coyotes are approaching panic territory after being shut out for three consecutive games, so they hope that the return of key forward Radim Vrbata can give them a boost.
The 31-year-old has quietly found a home as a crucial scorer for the Coyotes. He has scored 20 goals or more in three of his four seasons with Phoenix, including his career year in 2011-12 (35 goals, 62 points).
Considering the way things have been going, the Coyotes probably hope that he isn’t too rusty after being out of action since Feb. 16.
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