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Canucks rally past Oilers with three goals in third

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Pettersson's game-tying tally

EDM@VAN: Pettersson puts home rebound to tie the game

Elias Pettersson finds space on the side of the crease and tucks home the rebound, tying the game at 2 in the 3rd period

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The Vancouver Canucks scored three straight goals in the third period to rally for a 4-2 win against the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Arena on Tuesday.

After Elias Pettersson tied it 2-2 at 9:39, Brandon Sutter gave the Canuck a 3-2 lead at 10:58 with his second goal of the night. Tanner Pearson scored into an empty net with 42 seconds left for the 4-2 final.

Vancouver rookie defenseman Quinn Hughes left the game as a precaution at 7:53 of the third. He was hit in the face with a high stick in the first period.

Tomas Jurco and Patrick Russell scored for the Oilers.

Thatcher Demko made 35 saves for Vancouver. Shane Starrett made 20 for Edmonton.

Video: Sutter pots two goals as Canucks beat Oilers, 4-2

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