Detroit, MI (Sports Network) - Jordin Tootoo and Johan Franzen tallied in thethird period to snap a tie and lift Detroit over Los Angeles, 3-1, at JoeLouis Arena.
Pavel Datsyuk also scored with Henrik Zetterberg chipping in two assists forthe Red Wings, who vaulted over idle Columbus into eighth place in theWestern 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 arow and three of five.
Jonathan Quick played well in defeat, making 33 saves.