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Kesler's OT goal gives Canucks win over Blues
New Orleans Pelicans' Jrue Holiday (11) tries to steal the ball as Orlando Magic's Victor Oladipo drives to the basket during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. AP Photo/John Raoux)
October 25, 2013, 10:58 pm

ST. LOUIS (AP) Ryan Kesler scored his second goal of the game at 4:45 of overtime during a power play to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night.

With Patrik Berglund off for hooking, Vancouver took advantage of the 4-on-3 power play when Kesler got control of the puck down low in the slot and swatted it past goalie Jaroslav Halak.

Backup goalie Eddie Lack made 22 saves for the Canucks, who went 5-1-1 on their seven-game road trip.

Chris Higgins had Vancouver's other goal, and Mike Santorelli added two assists.

Alexander Steen had a goal and an assist for St. Louis, and Vladimir Sobotka also scored.

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