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Franzen, Tatar score 2nd-period goals in Red Wings' 4-1 win over Blackhawks

  • Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg (40) wraps Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) up as goalie Jimmy Howard (35) stops a shot in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Detroit won 4-1. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg (40) wraps Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) up as goalie Jimmy Howard (35) stops a shot in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Detroit won 4-1. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)  (The Associated Press)

  • Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg (40), jumps as Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) stops a shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg (40), jumps as Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) stops a shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)  (The Associated Press)

  • Detroit Red Wings left wing Tomas Tatar celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Detroit Red Wings left wing Tomas Tatar celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)  (The Associated Press)

Johan Franzen and Tomas Tatar both scored during Detroit's dominant second period, and the Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Friday night.

Franzen scored his fifth goal, with an assist from Henrik Zetterberg, at 4:49 of the second to break a 1-1 tie. Tatar added his fifth 1:10 later when he sent in a rebound of Joakim Andersson's shot. The Blackhawks were outshot 20-8 in the period.

The two-goal lead was plenty for Jimmy Howard, who stopped 25 shots for his seventh victory.

Luke Glendening put Detroit on the board six minutes in when he backhanded a rebound of Drew Miller's shot past Corey Crawford, who finished with 32 saves. Patrick Kane scored Chicago's lone goal during a power play later in the first.

Brendan Smith put the game away with an empty-net goal.

The Blackhawks' goal came less than a minute after Howard made three point-blank saves to deny Kane. Howard didn't have to work nearly as hard the rest of the night.

The game matched the NHL's two best penalty-killing teams, and Chicago kept its league-best average above 90 percent after holding the Red Wings without a goal on three power plays.

Detroit welcomed back center Pavel Datsyuk, who had an assist after missing two games because of a sore groin.

NOTES: Blackhawks D Johnny Oduya was back after being forced out of Tuesday's win against Tampa Bay when he blocked a shot. ... Red Wings RW Tomas Jurco, a healthy scratch the previous three games, returned to the lineup. ... Chicago forwards Patrick Sharp (knee) and Daniel Carcillo (lower body) sat out.