NHL: PHOENIX (2-5) at ANAHEIM (4-7) <h3>Coyotes try to snap losing streak against Ducks</h3> Phoenix (2-5-0) at Anaheim (4-5-1) 10:00 pm EDT ANAHEIM, California (Ticker) -- The Phoenix Coyotes will try tosnap a three-game losing streak when they take on the AnaheimDucks on Thursday. The Coyotes have been outscored, 12-6, over their last threegames against the Minnesota Wild, Edmonton Oilers and DetroitRed Wings. A win is paramount for Phoenix as it is trying to build momentumfor a pivotal 13-game stretch in which it has 12 contestsagainst Pacific Division opponents. Things don't get any easier for the Coyotes when they travel toAnaheim. The Ducks have allowed just eight goals while postinga 4-1-0 record at home this season, the second-best record inthe NHL. The defending Stanley Cup champions have been stingy at theHonda Center without two of their biggest offseasonacquisitions. Defenseman Mathieu Schneider, who is the third-highest paidplayer on the Ducks after signing a two-year contract worth$11.25 million in July, has yet to play in a game aftersuffering a non-displaced fracture in his left ankle during thepreseason. Right wing Todd Bertuzzi was placed on injured reserve lastMonday after suffering a concussion against the Wild. The12-year veteran scored a goal and added an assist in his firstseven games before being injured.