David Schlemko scored the deciding goal in the shootout to lift the Coyotes to a 3-2 win over the Blackhawks. Rostislav Klesla and Radim Vrbata lit the lamp in regulation for Phoenix, which is three points out of the eighth and final playoff spot. The 'Yotes ended a three-game slide with the win. Mike Smith made 36 saves and stopped two-of-three attempts in the shootout for the victory. Brent Seabrook scored both goals on the power play for Chicago, which saw its seven-game winning streak end. Corey Crawford made 29 saves in defeat.