Vancouver, BC (Sports Network) - Zack Kassian scored the winner in the shootout as Vancouver got its first win of the season with a 3-2 victory over Calgary.
In the fifth round, Kassian faked to the backhand and slipped the disc past Miikka Kiprusoff. Curtis Glencross had the last chance for Calgary, but his wrist shot was stopped by Cory Schneider.
Kassian also scored in regulation as did Mason Raymond for the Canucks, who avoided their first 0-3-0 start since the 2009-10 season. Schneider made 34 saves in the win.
Alex Tanguay and Mikael Backlund each scored a goal for the Flames, who are 0-2-1 for the first time since 2007-08 season. Kiprusoff stopped 34 shots in defeat.