Kuemper's 39 saves lead Arizona past St. Louis 3-1

Arizona Coyotes' Vinnie Hinostroza, right, is congratulated by Brad Richardson after scoring during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the

Arizona Coyotes' Vinnie Hinostroza, right, is congratulated by Brad Richardson after scoring during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35), Jason Demers (55) and St. Louis Blues' Robert Thomas (18) watch as the puck flies in the air during the

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35), Jason Demers (55) and St. Louis Blues' Robert Thomas (18) watch as the puck flies in the air during the

St. Louis Blues' Zach Sanford, right, gets tangled up with Arizona Coyotes' Alex Goligoski (33) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesda

St. Louis Blues' Zach Sanford, right, gets tangled up with Arizona Coyotes' Alex Goligoski (33) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesda

St. Louis Blues' Sammy Blais, top, and Arizona Coyotes' Oliver Ekman-Larsson, of Sweden, slam into the boards as they chase a loose puck during the se

St. Louis Blues' Sammy Blais, top, and Arizona Coyotes' Oliver Ekman-Larsson, of Sweden, slam into the boards as they chase a loose puck during the se

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Richard Panik and Vinnie Hinostroza scored to help the Arizona Coyotes beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 on Tuesday.

Darcy Kuemper made 39 saves just one night after he allowed four goals on 16 shots before he was pulled during the second period of Arizona's 7-1 loss in Chicago. He has won 10 of his last 12 starts to improve to 23-16-5 this season.

The Coyotes have won 12 of 16 to move one point ahead of Minnesota for the final Western Conference wild card.

Jaden Schwartz scored for St. Louis, and Jordan Binnington stopped 19 shots.