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Wings fire 54 shots, beat Kings in OT

Friday, 03.9.2007 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Wings fire 54 shots, beat Kings in OT
By The Associated Press

Samuelsson scored his first goal since Jan. 7, capping the Wings' 3-2 win that dropped the Kings in OT. It was Samuelsson's first game back since suffering a broken bone in his foot on Jan. 20.


DETROIT -- Mikael Samuelsson's goal 3:26 into overtime completed a comeback and gave the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.

It was Samuelsson's first game back after being out since late January with a broken bone in his foot.

Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist, and Brett Lebda also scored for Detroit. Dominik Hasek, who returned after missing three games with tightness in his thigh, made 24 saves.

Raitis Ivanans and Brian Willsie scored for Los Angeles, and Sean Burke stopped 51 shots.

Samuelsson tipped in a pass from Datsyuk on a 2-on-1 break for the game-winner.

Lebda tied the game at 2 with 5:58 left in the third period off an end-to-end rush on which he cut around Kevin Dallman off the left wing, and flipped a shot in off Burke. Hasek, who left the puck for Lebda behind the Detroit net, got the lone assist.

The Red Wings outshot the Kings 26-4 in the third period.

Datsyuk tied the game at 1 for Detroit with 5:56 left in the second period on his 21st goal. He put a loose puck in off Burke's skate.

Willsie gave the Kings a 2-1 lead just 27 seconds later when he batted a rebound past Hasek.

Los Angeles opened the scoring on Ivanans' goal with 8:44 left in the first period. He put in the rebound of John Zeiler's shot after Zeiler had picked the puck up off a turnover by Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall.

GAME NOTES: Los Angeles D Rob Blake missed his third game with a groin injury and Kings C Anze Kopitar missed his fourth game with a muscle strain. ... Wings' C Henrik Zetterberg missed his fifth game because of an inflamed disc in his back. ... Kings' C Derek Armstrong was helped off the ice favoring his left knee after a hit by Andreas Lilja late in the first period. ... Detroit winger Johan Franzen left the game late in the second period with an upper-body injury. ... Burke is a native of Windsor, Ontario, which is right across the Detroit River from Detroit.

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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

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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