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Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf, from left to right, Matt Beleskey and Corey Perry celebrate Beleskey's tying goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday November 20, 2014.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press

Corey Perry's scored the shootout winner as the Anaheim Ducks edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in NHL action Thursday night.

Perry's goal on Anaheim's first shootout attempt was the only one the Ducks needed. They got another one from Jakob Silfverberg that proved meaningless after Vancouver's Radim Vrbata and Nick Bonino failed to score on their attempts.

The Ducks (12-4-5) earned their first win in five games while the Canucks lost for the second time in three contests. Anaheim also avenged a Nov. 9 home shootout loss to Vancouver. The Canucks (13-6-1) lost their first one-goal game this season, becoming the last in the NHL to do so.

Rookie Bo Horvat, with his first NHL career goal, Jannik Hansen and Radim Vrbata scored for the Canucks in regulation time.

Andrew Cogliano, Ryan Getzlaf, and Matt Beleskey had the goals for the Ducks.

Former Canucks centre Ryan Kesler played his first game in Vancouver since being traded to the Ducks in the summer. Fans showed little reaction at the start of the game as he was pictured on the scoreboard screen with the caption "Welcome back Ryan." He was booed in the second period, overtime and the shootout.

The Canucks outshot the Ducks 28-26, but Anaheim held a 5-1 edge in overtime.

Anaheim led 2-0 after 20 minutes, but the Canucks scored three consecutive goals in the second.

The Ducks were blanked on three power plays. It did not register a shot on the second and third man-advantage opportunities. Vancouver only had one power play as a result of a cross-checking penalty to Kesler, Anaheim's only infraction, at the end of the first period.

The Canucks got off to a rough start as a wide-open Cogliano tucked in a loose puck, after it caromed off skates, only 37 seconds into the game. It was Anaheim's first shot. On the second one, Lack was forced to stop a Getzlaf one-timer and watched as the Canucks made a series of defensive lapses. Then, with the game barely a minute and a half old, the Canucks lost defenceman Dan Hamhuis to a leg injury after he clipped skates with teammate Daniel Sedin.

Getzlaf put the Ducks ahead 2-0 at 13:10 of the first as he roofed a backhand following a give-and-go with Patrick Maroon.

As the first-period horn sounded, Kesler scuffled with Canucks winger Derek Dorsett and Horvat.

The two Canucks then teamed up offensively at 3:08 of the second period, reducing Vancouver's deficit. Acting as the trailer, Horvat scored on a one-timer from the slot off Dorsett's nifty backhand pass. The goal was also Horvat's first NHL career point. The 19-year-old Rodney, Ont., native played his seventh game of the season and can suit up in two more before the Canucks must activate his contract or return him to junior.

Vancouver turned their deficit into a 3-2 advantage midway through the second period as Hansen, on a slapshot, and Vrbata, with a backhand deke, scored 30 seconds apart.

Beleskey created a 3-3 tie at 11:52 of the third period as he jammed in his own rebound.

Notes: Canucks winger Alex Burrows missed the game due to an undisclosed injury. Earlier Thursday, the Ducks traded defenceman Bryan Allen, a former Canuck, to Montreal for winger Rene Bourque. The Canucks also made a trade, completing a swap of centres as minor-leaguer Kellan Lain went to Edmonton in exchange for Will Acton. Ducks defenceman Hampus Lindholm, 20, is one game away from 100 for his NHL career.