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Jakob Silfverberg
Ducks beat Canucks, 4-3, in shootout amid boos for Ryan Kesler

This was such a nice love-in with No. 17. Except that it was with current Canucks forward Radim Vrbata, not former Vancouver center and Anaheim Duck Ryan Kesler. When 17s collide. The new-kid-in-town, Vrbata, who signed as a free agent in the summer, felt the love as he scored his team-leading ninth goal. Kesler, who played here for 10 seasons, mostly felt the cold shoulder in a chilly reception from the fans in his first game back since getting traded to Anaheim in June. Kesler said he felt "a lot" of satisfaction as the Ducks came away with the victory, 4-3, in a shootout over the Canucks on Thursday night at Rogers Arena. "The guys battled extremely hard,"...