Datsyuk scores 3:39 into OT to lift Red Wings to 3-2 win over Oilers, snapping three-game skid
EDMONTON, Alberta – Pavel Datsyuk scored at 3:39 of overtime to give Detroit a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night, snapping the Red Wings' three-game skid.
Valtteri Filppula and Niklas Kronwall scored in regulation for Detroit, and Jimmy Howard had 30 saves.
Taylor Jall and Sam Gagner had the Oilers' goals, and Devan Dubnyk finished with 25 saves.
On the game-winner, Datsyuk made a nice move to get past defender Jeff Petry and blasted a shot past Dubnyk.
Kronwall got credit for the tying goal with 5:53 to go in the third when Petry knocked the puck into the Oilers' net.