facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: Phoenix 5, San Jose 3

Feb. 5, 2012 at 12:07 AM

GLENDALE, Ariz., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Lauri Korpikoski's second goal of the contest was the game-winner Saturday in the Phoenix Coyotes' 5-3 victory over San Jose.

Korpikoski's decisive tally came 8 minutes into the third period and the Coyotes hung on for the win, rebounding from a Tuesday loss to Pacific Division rival Anaheim.

Radim Vrbata contributed a goal and an assist, and Mike Smith registered 32 saves for the victors.

Raffi Torres and Martin Hanzal of Phoenix also found the net.

The Sharks saw their three-game winning streak snapped despite a goal and an assist from Patrick Marleau.

Antti Niemi made 19 stops in the San Jose loss.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Report: Aldridge steps back to consider plans
First shoe drops in St. Louis Cardinals' hacking scandal
Miami Heat sign first-round F Winslow
Report: Rondo, Belinelli headed to Sacramento Kings
Wimbledon: Serena Williams survives; Djokovic dominates