Jake Virtanen scored the tiebreaking goal with less than two minutes remaining and Jacob Markstrom stopped 34 shots as the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Elias Pettersson got credit for a goal that went in off his skate to tie the game with about 3:04 left, and Virtanen’s goal put the Canucks ahead 78 seconds later.

Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson, right, of Sweden, passes against Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson, right, of Sweden, passes against Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Josh Leivo also scored in the third period for the Canucks, who have won three straight after losing 12 of 13.

Seth Jones and Oliver Bjorkstrand scored, and Joonas Korpisalo had 22 saves for the Blue Jackets, who have lost four of their last five and dropped their last three at home as they entered a stretch of five home games in nine days.

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson, left, collides with the goal in front of Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, center, of Sweden, and defenseman Ben Hutton during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson, left, collides with the goal in front of Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, center, of Sweden, and defenseman Ben Hutton during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Jones started 47 seconds into the game when a shot from the high slot glanced off the Canucks’ Jay Beagle and past Markstrom’s glove. The tally gave Jones four goals and four assists in the last eight games.

Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, left, of Sweden, stops a shot in front of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Anthony Ducclair during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, left, of Sweden, stops a shot in front of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Anthony Ducclair during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

After a scoreless second period, Leivo scored for Vancouver 8:11 into the third to make it 1-1.

Bjorkstrand snapped a shot over Markstrom’s shoulder less than 2 minutes later to give the Blue Jackets the lead.

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson, left, passes the puck against Vancouver Canucks forward Bo Horvat during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Cam Atkinson, left, passes the puck against Vancouver Canucks forward Bo Horvat during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

That held until a shot by Alexander Edler from just below the blue line bounced off two of his teammates’ skates and past Korpisalo. Pettersson was credited for it. Virtanen then found the back of the net for the winner.

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard, left, works against Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard, left, works against Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

NOTES: Columbus F Josh Anderson left the game in the second period with an upper-body injury and didn’t return. … Canucks F Sven Baertschi resumed skating Monday for the first time since suffering a concussion Oct. 24 against the Vegas Golden Knights. … Artemi Panarin’s assist on Jones’ first-period goal gave him a team-leading 25 for the season. … Cam Atkinson, who also had an assist on Jones’ goal, has 13 goals and eight assists in last 14 games.

UP NEXT:

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Boone Jenner, left, chases the puck against Vancouver Canucks forward Josh Leivo during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Boone Jenner, left, chases the puck against Vancouver Canucks forward Josh Leivo during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Vancouver: At Nashville on Thursday.

Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo, left, of Finland, stops a shot against Vancouver Canucks forward Nikolay Goldobin, right, of Russia, as Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo, left, of Finland, stops a shot against Vancouver Canucks forward Nikolay Goldobin, right, of Russia, as Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Columbus: Hosts Los Angeles on Thursday.

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Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Markus Nutivaara, left, of Finland, passes the puck against Vancouver Canucks forward Antoine Roussel, of France, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Markus Nutivaara, left, of Finland, passes the puck against Vancouver Canucks forward Antoine Roussel, of France, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Dec. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Source: The Associated Press

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