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Alex Burrows' overtime goal gives Canucks 4-3 win over Wings

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DETROIT - Alex Burrows scored 27 seconds into overtime to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.

Jannik Hansen, Ryan Kesler and Mason Raymond also scored for Vancouver and Roberto Luongo made 32 saves. Tomas Holmstrom, Brian Rafalski and Dan Cleary had Detroit's goals and Chris Osgood stopped 25 shots.

Burrows knocked in his own rebound off the backboards from the bottom of the left circle for his third goal.

Raymond tied the game at three at 2:23 of the third period when put in a rebound.

Detroit scored twice in the second period to take a 3-2 lead. Rafalski's power-play goal at 3:42 tied it. He beat Luongo with a one-time shot from the right circle.

Cleary gave the Red Wings the lead with 8:53 left in the middle period when he scored on the rebound after Luongo stopped him on a breakaway. Cleary, who had just stepped out of the penalty box, took a pass from Pavel Datsyuk.

Hansen opened the scoring for the Canucks when he put in a carom off the backboards 5:08 into the game. Holmstrom's power-play goal tied it at 6:55. His tip-in wasn't ruled a goal until Rafalski got an interference penalty eight seconds later. Replays showed that Holmstrom deflected Datsyuk's shot off the middle back post of the net and not the crossbar for his fourth goal.

Kesler's second goal restored the Canucks' lead. He tipped in a shot from the point with 9:23 left in the opening period.

Notes: Detroit C Henrik Zetterberg didn't play because of a sore groin. Darren Helm was recalled from the Red Wings' American Hockey League affiliate in Grand Rapids to replace him. Wings' G Jimmy Howard was removed from the injured list and assigned to Grand Rapids. ... Kesler is from the Detroit suburb of Livonia. ... Detroit D Brad Stuart was helped off the ice with a little bit more than seven minutes left in the third period after taking a shot by Vancouver's Sami Salo off his left knee.

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