Canucks vs. Sharks Game 4 update: Vancouver takes lead, then blows it

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The Sharks and Canucks are headed to overtime.

The Sharks and Canucks have battled to a 3-3 tie in regulation, and we're heading to overtime in San Jose.

Here's how the third period went down. Daniel Sedin had a perfect chance to tie up the game, but Lady Luck betrayed him.

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Just in case you don't understand how close that was to going in...

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Yeah. It looked like that was going to signal the end for the Canucks. Then Andrew Desjardins took a needless roughing minor, and something seemed to click for Vancouver.

Alex Burrows scored on a wrister from the Sedins to tie it up at two. Then just a minute or so later, Alex Edler fired this cannon from the blueline. Antti Niemi had no chance.

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Momentum turned yet again when Kevin Bieksa foolishly cross-checked Tommy Wingels into the boards. Bieksa watched from the penalty box as Joe Pavelski tied it up at 3-3.

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And that sent it to overtime. Vancouver has another chance to stay alive in the playoffs.

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