Mar 20, 2012; Dallas, TX, USA; Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson (23) trips on the ice during the third period against the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center. The Stars defeated the Coyotes 4-3 in the overtime shootout. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE
San Jose, CA (Sports Network) - Michal Handzus scored in the first round of the shootout and Ryane Clowe sealed the victory with a goal in the second round as the San Jose Sharks downed the Phoenix Coyotes, 4-3, at HP Pavilion.
Antti Niemi made 25 saves in Sharks' second straight win.
Daymond Langkow, Derek Morris and Lauri Korpikoski lit the lamp for Phoenix, which is tied with Dallas for the top spot in the Pacific Division with 87 points. The Stars hold the tiebreaker. Mike Smith stopped 29 shots in defeat.