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Vey scores in 7th round of shootout to lift Canucks to 4-3 win over Red Wings

  • Vancouver Canucks right wing Linden Vey (7) scores the winning shootout goal on Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) during an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 in Detroit. Vancouver won 4-3 in a shootout (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Vancouver Canucks right wing Linden Vey (7) scores the winning shootout goal on Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) during an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 in Detroit. Vancouver won 4-3 in a shootout (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)  (The Associated Press)

  • Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg celebrates his game tying goal against the Vancouver Canucks in the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg celebrates his game tying goal against the Vancouver Canucks in the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks left wing Sven Baertschi (47) watches his shot beat Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) in the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Vancouver Canucks left wing Sven Baertschi (47) watches his shot beat Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) in the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)  (The Associated Press)

Linden Vey, making his season debut scored in the seventh round of the shootout to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.

Jared McCann, Sven Baertschi and Radim Vrbata scored in regulation for the Canucks, who were without injured captain Henrik Sedin. Ryan Miller had 25 saves through overtime.

Joakim Andersson, Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg scored for the Red Wings, and Jimmy Howard had 37 saves.

Zetterberg tied the game at 3 with 1:07 to play, taking a Pavel Datsyuk pass and beating Miller on the stick side. Detroit dominated the 3-on-3 overtime, but Miller stopped Gustav Nyquist and Datsyuk hit the post.

Vrbata also scored in the second round of the tiebreaker, and Brad Richards tied it for Detroit in the third.