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Flyers rally to tie, top Canucks 4-3 in shootout

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Flyers rally to tie, top Canucks 4-3 in shootout

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vinny Lecavalier scored the only goal in the shootout for the Philadelphia Flyers, who rallied to tie the game in the final minute of regulation and beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Monday night.

The Flyers also wiped out a 2-1 deficit in the third period and improved to 2-0 on their Western road trip. Philadelphia, which beat Edmonton in a shootout on Saturday, will visit Calgary on Tuesday.

Lecavalier scored on a deke on Philadelphia’s first shootout attempt, and Steve Mason stopped all three Vancouver shooters as the Flyers (19-16-4) earned their third straight win and sixth in eight games.

The Canucks (23-11-7) lost for the third time in eight games and missed a chance to move into a tie for fifth place in the Western Conference.

The Flyers haven’t lost at Vancouver since Dec. 31, 1989.

 

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