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Datsyuk, Red Wings edge the Blues in overtime

Pavel Datsyuk

Pavel Datsyuk


Pavel Datsyuk scored with 2.2 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the St. Louis Blues 3-2 Thursday night.

With the win, Detroit has won back-to-back games.

Petr Mrazek, who entered the game with a 2-0-0 record to go along with a 0.80 G.A.A. and a .969 save percentage in four career appearances versus the Blues, made 25 saves for the win.

Joakim Andersson and Tomas Tatar scored a minute apart in the second period to give the Red Wings a 2-0 lead after 40 minutes.

Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg had an excellent chance with the Red Wings up 1-0 in the second, but was robbed by the glove of Brian Elliott.

David Backes and Alexander Steen scored third period goals to tie it 2-2.

Elliott made 21 saves in the loss.

The loss snaps St. Louis’ five-game win streak.

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