Chris Tanev scored in overtime to raise the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-4 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday.

Elias Pettersson scored twice for the Canucks (17-15-4) and Antoine Roussel and Tanner Pearson had the other objectives.

Jonathan Marchessault, Reilly Smith, Nick Holden and Mark Stone replied for the Golden Knights (19-14-5).

Jacob Markstrom made 38 saves for Vancouver, while Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots for Vegas.

The win was Vancouver's second in 10 games versus the Golden Knights given that Vegas signed up with the league in 2017-18. The Canucks are 2-7-1 against Vegas over that period.

The Golden Knights got their very first power play with 2:30 left in regulation, when Jordie Benn was sent to the penalty box for tripping. Markstrom was strong in net to keep the video game scoreless and send it to overtime.

Tanev beat Fleury for his the game-winning objective 1:30 into the additional frame.

The Canucks opened the scoring when Roussel tapped a rebound past an out-of-position Fleury at 2:49 of the very first duration.

Leivo hurt

Pearson rounded off a give-and-go between Jake Virtanen and Josh Leivo to put Vancouver up 2-0 less than 5 minutes later as a tripping penalty to Nicolas Hague ended. The objective was Pearson's ninth of the year.

Marchessault got the Golden Knights on the board with 6:02 left in the first, when he wristed a rebound past Markstrom.

The Canucks restored their two-goal lead with 32 second left in the opening frame on Pettersson's very first of the game.

The Golden Knights outshot the Canucks 13-11 in the very first period.

Vegas scored two times in the 2nd. Smith narrowed the lead to 3-2 at 11:01, beating Markstrom after Bo Horvat obstructed a shot from William Karlsson.

When he was pushed into the boards by Vegas defenceman Holden, Leivo was hurt barely a minute later. No penalty was gotten in touch with the play, and Holden connected the video game with 8:50 left in the second.

The Canucks regained the lead at 9:19 of the 3rd period when Pettersson roofed a wrister from the left circle high to the stick side of Fleury for his second of the night. Stone re-tied the game with 4:20 to go.

The win was Vancouver's 2nd in 10 games versus the Golden Knights given that Vegas signed up with the league in 2017-18. The Golden Knights got their first power play with 2:30 left in guideline, when Jordie Benn was sent to the charge box for tripping. Vegas scored twice in the second. The Canucks gained back the lead at 9:19 of the 3rd period when Pettersson roofed a wrister from the left circle high to the stick side of Fleury for his second of the night.