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Morrison's OT breakaway beats Wings

Wednesday, 11.22.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Morrison\'s OT breakaway beats Wings
Vancouver's Sami Salo and goalie Roberto Luongo, and the Wings' Tomas Holmstrom look for the puck Wednesday night. Dave Reginek
DETROIT -- Brendan Morrison scored his second goal of the game 3:01 into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Red Wings, 4-3, on Wednesday night at Joe Louis Arena.

Ryan Kesler and Markus Naslund also scored for Vancouver, and Roberto Luongo made 27 saves.

Mathieu Schneider, Nicklas Lidstrom and Dan Cleary had goals for Detroit, while Dominik Hasek stopped 26 shots.

Detroit defenseman Chris Chelios tied Phil Housley for most games played by an American-born player (1,495).

Morrison took a pass from Sami Salo for a breakaway from the blue line and beat Hasek with a shot.

Morrison tied it with a 5-on-3 power-play goal 7:23 into the third period. He fired a shot over a prone Hasek from the bottom of the right circle.

Naslund got his 11th goal earlier in the third period on a rebound of a shot by Henrik Sedin to make it 3-2. The goal was caused by a turnover by Cleary.

Kesler opened the scoring just 18 seconds in when his one-timer from the top of the right circle beat Hasek. Detroit tied it when Schneider knocked the puck in out of midair off a goalmouth scramble. The play was video reviewed.

Roberto Luongo makes a remarkable save in the third period that kept the score tied, 3-3, Wednesday. Dave Reginek
Lidstrom gave the Red Wings the lead with a power-play goal later in the opening period, when the rebound of his shot from the point bounced in off the skate of Vancouver defenseman Mattias Ohlund.

Cleary made it 3-1 with a minute left in the second period with a backhand shot over Luongo after Cleary retrieved his own rebound from beside the net.

Just 35 seconds earlier, an apparent goal by Wings forward Mikael Samuelsson was waved off because of "incidental contact in the crease." Ohlund was pushing Tomas Holmstrom into Luongo when Samuelsson fired in the puck.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Tatar 5 0 3 1 3
M. Green 5 1 1 -1 2
A. Athanasiou 5 1 0 1 1
G. Nyquist 5 1 0 2 1
H. Zetterberg 5 1 0 3 1
J. Abdelkader 5 1 0 -3 1
B. Richards 5 1 0 -4 1
D. Helm 5 1 0 -1 1
D. Larkin 5 1 0 -2 1
N. Kronwall 5 0 1 3 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 1 2 0 .945 1.36
J. Howard 0 2 0 .891 3.59