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Ryan Kesler scores in shootout as Vancouver Canucks beat Chicago Blackhawks 3-2

Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler, left, scores past Chicago Blackhawks goalie Antti Raanta during the shootout period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Chicago. Vancouver won 3-2. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
December 20, 2013 - 8:14 PM

CHICAGO - 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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