Chris Tanev scores overtime winner as Canucks beat Oilers 3-2

The Vancouver Canucks staged a remarkable come-from-behind victory in Edmonton tonight, sealing the deal in overtime.

Defenceman Chris Tanev scored the game winner at 4:40 of the extra period, with assists going to Henrik and Daniel Sedin.

It was Tanev's first goal in a Canucks uniform.

Edmonton's Ales Hemsky and Ryan Smyth scored the first two goals before Jannik Hansen narrowed the gap at 12:41 of the second period.

The Canucks tied the match at 17:43 of the third period on Kevin Bieksa's slap shot.

Vancouver outshot the Oilers 40 to 25, including 15-4 in the second period.

Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo posted his third win of the year. His goals-against average of 1.53 and save percentage of .940 are both third in the National Hockey Leage

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