Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/12/14

EDMONTON - NOVEMBER 2: Ales Hemsky #83 of the Edmonton Oilers skates during the NHL game against the Nashville Predators at the Rexall Place on November 2, 2007 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dale MacMillan/Getty Images)
Ales Hemsky scored in the third period to tie the game and added the shootout winner and the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Sunday. Sam Gagner also scored in the shootout for the Oilers, who were making their debut in the lockout-shortened season, while Devan Dubnyk stopped both Vancouver attempts. The Canucks blew a 2-0 lead and have suffered back-to-back losses after losing 7-3 to Anaheim at home on Saturday night. Jordan Eberle had the other goal in regulation for Edmonton. Alex Edler and Zack Kassian scored for Vancouver. Roberto Luongo, who was expected to be traded after being displaced as Vancouver's starter by Cory Schneider in last spring's playoffs, made his second straight appearance in the young season and finished with 30 saves. Dubnyk finished with 27 to get the win. Trailing 2-0 late in the second period, Eberle got the Oilers on the board by roofing a backhand past Luongo from a sharp angle with just four seconds left in the peri...
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