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Canucks use shootout to defeat Oilers in finale

Etem scores winner for Vancouver; teams finish 28th, 29th

by Kevin Woodley / Correspondent

VANCOUVER -- Emerson Etem helped the Vancouver Canucks finish a disappointing season on a high note. He also improved his chances of being back next season.

Etem scored in the third period and had the winning goal in the seventh round of the shootout to give the Canucks a 4-3 victory against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Arena on Saturday.

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Coach's Challenge: EDM @ VAN - 18:33 of Third Period

Original call stands - good goal Edmonton Oilers @NHLdotcom

Situation Room: EDM vs. VAN

Situation Room: Maroon's goal confirmed in the 3rd

4/9/16: After a Coach's Challenge from the Canucks, Patrick Maroon's goal stands as called on the ice

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At 18:33 of the third period in the Oilers/Canucks game, Vancouver requested a Coach's Challenge to review whether an Edmonton player interfered with Vancouver goaltender Jacob Markstrom prior to Patrick Maroon's goal. 

After reviewing all available replays and consulting with NHL Hockey Operations staff, the Referee confirmed no goaltender interference infractions occurred before the puck crossed the goal line.

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Video Review: EDM @ VAN - 5:36 of the Second Period

No goal Edmonton @NHLdotcom

At 5:36 of the second period in the Oilers/Canucks game, video review confirmed that the puck did not completely cross the Vancouver goal line. No goal Edmonton.

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Canucks' Burrows reunites with Sedin brothers

Moves to top line against Oilers in season finale

by Kevin Woodley / Correspondent

OILERS (31-43-7) at CANUCKS (30-38-13)

TV: 10 p.m., ET; CBC, NHL.TV

VANCOUVER -- Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows will finish the season against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday reunited with Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin on the Canucks' top line. 

Burrows is aware it also could be his final game in a Canucks uniform.

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