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Tomas Tatar's first goal of the season leads Detroit Red Wings over Vancouver Canucks 2-1

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    Detroit Red Wings center Tomas Tatar (21) celebrates his goal with center Henrik Zetterberg (40) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks in Vancouver, British Columbia, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward) (The Associated Press)

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    Detroit Red Wings center Henrik Zetterberg (40) celebrates teammate Tomas Tatar's goal past Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo (1) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward) (The Associated Press)

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    Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler (17) and Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser (65) fight for control of the puck as Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) looks on during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward) (The Associated Press)

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    Detroit Red Wings center Joakim Andersson (18) goes into the boards with Vancouver Canucks defenseman Jason Garrison (5) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward) (The Associated Press)

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    Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler (23) puts Detroit Red Wings right wing Daniel Cleary (71) into the boards as linesman Vaughan Rody looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward) (The Associated Press)

Tomas Tatar scored his first goal of the season late in the second period and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Wednesday.

Daniel Alfredsson had the other goal for the Red Wings (7-4-2), while Jimmy Howard made 19 saves as Detroit snapped a four-game slide.

Daniel Sedin scored for Vancouver (9-5-1), which finished with a season-low 20 shots and had its four-game winning streak come to an end.

Roberto Luongo stopped 25 shots in taking the loss. Henrik Sedin set up Vancouver's first goal to extend his point streak to 10 games (three goals, nine assists).