Coyotes down the Hurricanes, Kings shut out the Panthers, plus the latest on Brad Richards, Brad Marchand, Matt Moulson, Bryan Bickell, Tomas Hertl, Rob Scuderi and more.

ARIZONA REPUBLIC: Rob Klinkhammer scored twice to lead the Phoenix Coyotes to a 5-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes, who lost goalie Anton Khudobin to injury.

Ben Scrivens got his first shutout with the Kings.

Ben Scrivens got his first shutout with the Kings.

LOS ANGELES TIMES: Justin Williams got his 500th career point, Dan Carcillo scored his first goal as a King and Ben Scrivens made 20 saves for the shutout as the Kings blanked the Florida Panthers 3-0.

NEW YORK POST: Despite the Rangers poor start, Brad Richards has regained his scoring touch.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Richards improvement has been among the few bright spots in an otherwise miserable start for the Rangers.

BOSTON GLOBE: Bruins winger Brad Marchand is off to a struggling start this season.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES:  So is Blackhawks forward and last spring’s playoff hero Bryan Bickell.

NEWSDAY:  Following the birth of his son, Matt Moulson’s family encouraged him to to rejoin the Islanders for Friday’s game against Chicago.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Now that’s what I call a hockey family!

MERCURYNEWS: San Jose Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl is expected to be in the lineup for Tuesday’s game against St. Louis. Hertl left Saturday’s game against Ottawa following a collision with Senators forward Clarke MacArthur.

POST-GAZETTE: Rob Scuderi has been a significant contributor to the Penguins defense.

DENVER POST: Despite a 5-0 start, the Colorado Avalanche are far from perfect, ranking 26th in the league in shots-against, 17th in faceoff wins and 14th in PIMs.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: The defensive game remains an issue which must be addressed as the season progresses.