Posted January 25, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Cody Hodgson scored the shootout winner and the Vancouver Canucks beat Edmonton 3-2 on Tuesday night, sending the Oilers to their sixth straight road loss. Hodgson beat Edmonton goalie Devan Dubnyk in the fifth round of the shootout with a shot that trickled between his pads. Alex Edler scored earlier in the shootout for the Canucks, but Ales Hemsky extended the tiebreaker by beating Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo with a backhand. Vancouver moved within three points of the idle Detroit Red Wings, who lead the Western Conference. The Oilers went to a shootout for the second consecutive game after beating San Jose 2-1 at home Monday night to end a three-game slide. The Canucks, who have won four of six, handed the Oilers their 13th loss in 14 road games in a matchup between first and worst in the Northwest Division. Daniel Sedin and David Booth gave the Canucks one-goal leads in regulation. Shawn Horcoff and Taylor Hall replied for Edmonton. In overtime, Henrik Sedin tipped a ...
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