Pettersson scores winner, Markstrom solid in net for Vancouver
Vancouver's Elias Pettersson, left, scored the shootout winner and Brock Boeser had a regulation goal on Saturday night against Calgary. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)
Elias Pettersson scored the shootout winner Saturday, lifting his Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames.
Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom stopped 44-of-47 shots and put up three more saves in the shootout.
The victory snapped a three-game losing skid for the Canucks (25-24-7).
It's the second defeat in a row for the Flames (34-16-5), who hadn't lost back-to-back games since Dec. 22.
Bo Horvat, Josh Leivo and Brock Boeser scored for Vancouver in regulation.
Elias Lindholm, Sam Bennett and Andrew Mangiapane responded for Calgary.
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