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NHL: Phoenix 3, Dallas 2

Nov. 15, 2009 at 2:08 AM

PHOENIX, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A third-period goal by Radim Vrbata proved to be the game-winner in the Phoenix Coyotes' 3-2 victory over the visiting Dallas Stars Saturday.

Vrbata's goal at 3:35 in the third period gave Phoenix a 3-1 lead that held up after Matt Niskanen scored the Stars' second and final goal of the game on a power play at 7:02.

Robert Lang and Davis Schlemko also scored for the Coyotes, who snapped a two-game losing streak.

Mike Modano scored a goal and added an assist for Dallas. Marty Turco had 28 saves in goal.

Modano's goal came six minutes after Lang had opened the scoring a mere 12 seconds into the second period.

Schlemko scored with 25 seconds left in the second period to give the Coyotes a 2-1 lead.

Ilya Bryzgalov finished with 26 saves for Phoenix.

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