After Louis Domingue turned away Scott Parse's attempt, Ekman-Larsson beat Martin Jones' glove side with a wrist shot for the winner. Kings captain Dustin Brown and Phoenix's Andy Miele each converted in the second round of the shootout.
Ethan Werek opened the scoring at 8:21 of the first period off a feed from Darian Dziurynski. Los Angeles countered on Viatcheslav Voynov's power-play goal early in the second, with Brown and Mike Richards drawing assists.
Justin Pogge started in net for Phoenix and stopped 27 of 28 shots before being replaced to begin the third.
Jonathan Quick, the Kings' No. 1 goaltender, allowed a goal on 13 shots in 40 minutes.
|Ethan Werek (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Darian Dziurzynski (1)|
1 - 0 PHX
|PPG - Slava Voynov (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Dustin Brown (1), Mike Richards (1)|
1 - 1 Tie
|1||A. Loktionov||P. O'Sullivan|
|2||D. Brown||A. Miele|
|3||J. Stoll||B. MacLean|
|4||S. Parse||O. Ekman-Larsson|
|Jordan Nolan Tripping - 2 min against Petteri Nokelainen|
|Mikkel Boedker served by Darian Dziurzynski Boarding (maj) - 5 min against Jake Muzzin|
|Mikkel Boedker Game misconduct - 10 min|
|Kyle Clifford Interference on goalkeeper - 2 min against Justin Pogge|
|Maxim Goncharov Interference - 2 min against Kyle Clifford|
|Kyle Clifford Hi-sticking - 2 min against Rostislav Klesla|
|Kyle Clifford Tripping - 2 min against Maxim Goncharov|
|Ryan Hollweg Fighting (maj) - 5 min against Kyle Clifford|
|Kyle Clifford Fighting (maj) - 5 min against Ryan Hollweg|
|Darian Dziurzynski Hi-sticking - 2 min against Dustin Brown|
|Ethan Werek Slashing - 2 min against Thomas Hickey|
|Andy Miele Holding - 2 min against Dustin Brown|
|Andy Miele Tripping - 2 min against Dustin Brown|