Thatcher Demko is taking advantage of his time in the Vancouver Canucks' starting lineup.

Josh Leivo tallies only shootout goal in Vancouver's 4-3 win:

Josh Leivo tallied the lone shootout objective in Vancouver's 4-3 win over the Blues in St. Louis. 1:18

Josh Leivo scored the lone shootout objective, which came at the end of the 6th round.

Bo Horvat, J.T. Miller and Micheal Ferland scored for the Canucks, who won for the very first time on the road in 3 attempts this season.

Vladimir Tarasenko, Alex Pietrangelo and Robby Fabbri scored for the safeguarding Stanley Cup champions, who have dropped 3 directly.

Demko is changing routine starter Jacob Markstrom, who has missed the last 2 video games due to a household emergency situation.

The San Diego-born Demko stopped 26 shots in a 5-1 win over Detroit on Tuesday in his first start of the season.

He made a pair of outstanding drop in the shootout, including pad minimizes Brayden Schenn and Alexander Steen.

Vladimir Tarasenko, left, of the Blues scores versus Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko in the second period. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Pietrangelo ripped a one-timer from the top of the faceoff circle off a pass from Oskar Sundqvist at 2:47. Tarasenko then got on the rebound of a shot from Jaden Schwartz for his second goal in as lots of video games.

Ferland connected the video game 1-1 on the rebound of shot by Brandon Sutter early in the second duration. Miller cut the deficit to 3-2 with his 3rd goal in 2 games.

The Blues have points in 6 of 7 games this season, but have actually blown two-goal leads in all 3 additional time losses.

"We can do a better task of closing teams out," Pietrangelo said. "Once we start liquidating groups, we can be pressing things in the right instructions."

"I'm simply thankful we were able to get the win," Demko stated. "He's ultra-competitive."It's feeling great right now, people are confident," Horvat stated. Ferland connected the video game 1-1 on the rebound of shot by Brandon Sutter early in the second period."We can do a much better task of closing groups out," Pietrangelo stated.
Thatcher Demko of the Canucks stopped 26 shots to help Vancouver to a 4-3 SO triumph on Thursday.(Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

"I think he's a composed person," Vancouver coach Travis Green stated of Demko. "He's ultra-competitive. That's a hell of a hockey team over there and he needed to make some hard conserves."

Leivo lifted a shot over Jordan Binnington after the very first 11 shooters showed up empty.

Horvat jammed the puck in off a scramble in front of the web to tie the video game at 3-3 with 7:55 left in the third duration.

"It's feeling excellent today, people are positive," Horvat said. "But at the very same time, it needs to press us to win more."

Tarasenko and Pietrangelo scored 47 seconds apart in the second duration to offer the Blues a 3-1 lead.