Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) celebrates the 3-2 victory against the Anaheim Ducks following game seven of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Honda Center. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - The playoff-tested Detroit Red Wings proved
Sunday that experience prevails over youth when it comes to the pressures of
Henrik Zetterberg and Valtteri Filppula each had a goal and an assist, as the
seventh-seeded Red Wings took down the Anaheim Ducks, 3-2, to advance to the
Western Conference semifinals.
Justin Abdelkader also lit the lamp for Detroit, which improved to 14-9 all-
time in Game 7s. Jimmy Howard made 31 saves.
The Red Wings will play the top-seeded Chicago Blackhawks in the next round.
The Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild in five games.
Francois Beauchemin had a goal and an assist for the Ducks, who were playing
in their fifth Game 7 and first since losing to Detroit in the 2009 Western
Conference semifinals. Emerson Etem also lit the lamp.
Jonas Hiller stopped 29-of-32 shots in defeat.
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