GLENDALE, Ariz., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Mikkel Boedker scored the deciding goal in a shootout Tuesday, giving the Phoenix Coyotes a 5-4 victory over Los Angeles.
Vrbata's second goal tied the score 4-4 in the third period. Mike Smith made 25 saves for Phoenix.
The Kings, who have lost five of their last six, led 3-0 after one period but their edge shriveled to 4-3 after two periods. Vrbata scored an unassisted power-play goal at 17:07 of the third period to send the game into overtime.