CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Kesler scored the deciding goal in an eight-round shootout, and the Vancouver Canucks rallied to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Friday night.
Kesler fired a high shot past Antti Raanta to help Vancouver end a two-game losing streak. Mike Santorelli was successful in the first round as the Canucks improved to 2-4 in shootouts.
Patrick Sharp had Chicago’s only shootout score.
Vancouver’s Daniel Sedin tied it at 2 with 9:12 left in the third period. Zack Kassian also scored for the Canucks.
Chicago’s Patrick Kane scored his team-leading 21st goal and set up Kris Versteeg’s score in regulation.
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