Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Niklas Kronwall scored the winner in the thirdperiod to help the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers onSaturday.

Pavel Datsyuk posted a goal and an assist while Jimmy Howard made 23 saves forthe Red Wings, who have won their past two and four of six.

Nikolai Khabibulin made 28 stops and Justin Schultz had the lone goal of thegame for the Oilers, who have dropped their past five games.