National Hockey League

Sullivan's SO score lifts Coyotes over Ducks

Glendale, AZ (Sports Network) - Steve Sullivan tied the game in the third period and then scored the lone shootout goal, as the Phoenix Coyotes edged the visiting Anaheim Ducks, 5-4, in the first of three meetings in five days.

The Coyotes pulled even on Sullivan's rebound putback with 6:29 left in regulation, and the veteran forward beat Anaheim goaltender Viktor Fasth again in the penalty-shot tiebreaker, firing a wrister between his pads.

Mike Smith assured the extra point for Phoenix by kicking out Saku Koivu's backhand bid with his left pad.

03/02 23:10:27 ET

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