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Ducks-Red Wings series shifts to Motor City tied at 1 after Detroit won OT after blowing lead

  • Anaheim Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller gives up the game winning goal to Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquist, during the overtime period in Game 2 of their first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, May 2, 2013. The Red Wings won 5-4 is overtime. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Anaheim Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller gives up the game winning goal to Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquist, during the overtime period in Game 2 of their first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, May 2, 2013. The Red Wings won 5-4 is overtime. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Anaheim Ducks center Saku Koivu, top, celebrates his goal as Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard and Danny DeKeyser looks on during the second period in Game 2 of their first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, May 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Anaheim Ducks center Saku Koivu, top, celebrates his goal as Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard and Danny DeKeyser looks on during the second period in Game 2 of their first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, May 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)  (The Associated Press)

  • Anaheim Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller reacts after giving up the winning goal to Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquis during overtime in Game 2 of their first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, May 2, 2013. The Red Wings won 5-4. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Anaheim Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller reacts after giving up the winning goal to Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquis during overtime in Game 2 of their first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, May 2, 2013. The Red Wings won 5-4. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)  (The Associated Press)

Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock says rookie defenseman Brian Lashoff will replace rookie Danny DeKeyser in the lineup against Anaheim.

DeKeyser broke his right thumb in the third period of Detroit's 5-4 overtime win over the Ducks on Thursday night that evened the series at 1-1.

Babcock has said the Red Wings wouldn't have rallied for a spot in a 22nd straight postseason without DeKeyser. Now, they have to try to advance without him on the blue line.

Babcock has chosen to put Lashoff on the ice instead of one of two veterans, Ian White and Carlo Colaiacovo.

The Red Wings hope home ice is an advantage that helps them take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series Saturday night in Game 3.