Datsyuk’s Late Goal Leads Detroit Over Anaheim, 5-4
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DETROIT (AP) — Pavel Datsyuk scored with 12 seconds left in the game to give the Detroit Red Wings a 5-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.
Detroit pressured the Ducks for much of the last few minutes, finally breaking through when Datsyuk gathered a loose puck in the circle to the left of the net, deked his way past former Red Wings defenseman Andreas Lilja, and beat goalie Curtis McElhinney with a high shot toward the right side of the net.
The Red Wings rallied from a 3-1 second-period deficit and trailed 4-3 in the third after Teemu Selanne scored with 11:28 remaining. Selanne’s goal was the 610th of his career, tying Bobby Hull for 15th on the NHL’s career list.
Henrik Zetterberg scored twice for Detroit, including the tying goal with 8:43 left.
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