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Ekman-Larsson scores late in third period to lift Coyotes to 2-1 win over Sharks

Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan (19) falls to the ice after trying to check San Jose Sharks' Justin Braun (61) into the boards during the first period in an NHL preseason hockey game on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan (19) falls to the ice after trying to check San Jose Sharks' Justin Braun (61) into the boards during the first period in an NHL preseason hockey game on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored a power-play goal late in the third period and the Phoenix Coyotes closed out their preseason schedule with a 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.

Ekman-Larsson scored with 2:28 left on a wrister from the left circle after taking a pass from David Rundblad.

Phoenix's Radim Vrbata scored late in the second period. He got Alex Stalock to drop to his knees with a deke, and then squeezed a shot between the goalie's skate and the far post on a wraparound.

San Jose's Bracken Kearns scored early in the third period, one-timing a shot past Thomas Greiss after a scramble in Phoenix's end.

Greiss, signed as Mike Smith's backup in the off-season, stopped 25 shots.

Stalock, competing to be Antti Niemi's backup, had 24 saves.

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