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.

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