Ekman-Larson’s shot from the heart of the left circle went wide right of the goal but ricocheted off Sharks defenseman Brendan Dillon’s shin and in with 2:37 left in regulation.
San Jose trailed 2-1 until Hertl scored his second of the game and fourth in the last three woth just over six minutes left in the second. He has 14 on the season.
Soderberg scored his 10th on a backhander from 10 feet out to give the Coyotes an early 1-0 lead in the first.
Hertl tied it on a wrist shot off a perfect backhanded pass from Erik Karlsson, who got his 23rd assist on the play.
Stepan’s sixth on a slap shot from short range gave the Coyotes a 2-1 lead midway through the second.
NOTES: F Taylor Hall made his debut for the Coyotes. Hall came along with forward Blake Speers in a trade with the New Jersey Devils on Monday. … G Adin Hill was recalled to replace Antti Raanta (illness) for the Coyotes. … Sharks C Antti Suomela was in the lineup after missing eight games with an undisclosed injury. He hadn’t played since taking a high hit in a game against Los Angeles on Nov. 29. … San Jose D Radim Simek (knee) will practice later this week and could come off the injured reserve before the end of the year. … F Joachim Blichfeld was reassigned to San Jose of the AHL. … Hertl has five points in five games.
Coyotes: Host Minnesota on Thursday night.
Sharks: Host St. Louis on Saturday night.