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Calgary native Hunter Shinkaruk scores for Canucks in 3-1 exhibition win over Flames

  • Vancouver Canucks' John Negrin, left, checks Calgary Flames' Sam Bennett, right, into goalie Joacim Eriksson during second-period NHL preseason hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

    Vancouver Canucks' John Negrin, left, checks Calgary Flames' Sam Bennett, right, into goalie Joacim Eriksson during second-period NHL preseason hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks' Zack Kassian, left, crashes over Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, from Switzerland, during first-period NHL preseason hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

    Vancouver Canucks' Zack Kassian, left, crashes over Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, from Switzerland, during first-period NHL preseason hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks' Nick Bonino, center, chases the puck past Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, right, from Switzerland, during second-period NHL preseason hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

    Vancouver Canucks' Nick Bonino, center, chases the puck past Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller, right, from Switzerland, during second-period NHL preseason hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)  (The Associated Press)

Calgary native Hunter Shinkaruk scored for Vancouver in the Canucks' 3-1 exhibition victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.

Shinkaruk tipped a shot from Kent Huskins on net that was stopped, but batted the rebound out of the air and past Brad Thiessen midway through the third period. Shinkaruk has two goals in two games.

Chris Higgins and Nicklas Jensen also scored for Vancouver (2-1-0). Sean Monahan scored for Calgary (2-2-0).

Eddie Lack started in goal for the Canucks and was perfect on 20 shots in the first period and a half. Joacim Eriksson finished, making 10 saves on 11 shots.