St. Louis, MO – Todd Bertuzzi scored on the final attempt of the shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues.
The result gives Detroit 101 points on the season, its 12th straight 100-point campaign, and a one-point lead over Nashville for fourth place in the Western Conference. Both team have two games to play.
St. Louis has 107 points and sits in second place in the Western Conference. The team has already clinched the Central Division, but sits two points back of Vancouver for the top spot in the Western Conference as both clubs have two games left.
Johan Franzen scored both goals while Jimmy Howard made 27 stops for the Red Wings, who have won their past two.
Andy McDonald and David Perron each had goals for the Blues, who have lost their last three. Brian Elliott, who came into the game riding three consecutive shutouts, gave up two goals on 28 shots.