Vey's shootout goal lifts Canucks over Red Wings

Posted at 10:45 PM, Dec 18, 2015
DETROIT (AP) -- 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.