Pearson gets goal, scores again in SO; Kings top Canucks

Vancouver Canucks' Erik Gudbranson, right, is checked by Los Angeles Kings' Dwight King during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Tanner Pearson scored for the fourth time this season and got the lone shootout goal, lifting the Los Angeles Kings over the previously unbeaten Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night.

Alexander Edler tied it on a power play with 34.4 seconds left in the third period.

The Kings had a power play for the final 1:16 of overtime but Jacob Markstrom made two keys saves to send it into a shootout. Markstrom made 28 saves.

Pressed into service after Jeff Zatkoff injured his groin in the morning skate, Peter Budaj stopped 22 shots for his second straight win.

Brayden McNabb and Dustin Brown also scored for Los Angeles. Markus Granlund and Henrik Sedin scored to help Vancouver overcome a three-goal deficit.