Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk (center) receives congratulations from Henrik Zetterberg (40) and Jonathan Ericsson (52) after scoring in the second period against the Los Angeles Kings at Joe Louis Arena.(Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)
Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Jordin Tootoo and Johan Franzen tallied in the
third period to snap a tie and lift Detroit over Los Angeles, 3-1, at Joe
Pavel Datsyuk also scored with Henrik Zetterberg chipping in two assists for
the Red Wings, who vaulted over idle Columbus into eighth place in the
Western Conference with 52 points.
Jimmy Howard stopped 23 shots, improving to 3-1-1 in his last five starts.
Kyle Clifford provided the lone offense for the Kings, who have lost two in a
row and three of five.
Jonathan Quick played well in defeat, making 33 saves.
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