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NHL: Detroit 4, Calgary 1

  |   April 12, 2007 at 10:24 PM
DETROIT, April 12 (UPI) -- Pavel Datsyuk had a goal an assist Thursday night, as the Detroit Red Wings beat Calgary, 4-1, in Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series.

Nicklas Lidstrom and Mathieu Schneider also had a goal and an assist, Valtteri Filppula scored for the top-seeded Red Wings, and Dominik Hasek made 19 saves on 20 shots.

Alex Tanguay scored and Miikka Kiprusoff made 42 saves for Calgary, which was out-shot, 46-20 -- 21-5 in the second period alone.

Game 2 is set for Sunday afternoon in Detroit.

Detroit opened the scoring at 4:51 of the first, when Filppula scored off a feed from Johan Franzen. Lidstrom scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal less than four minutes later, after picking up a pass from Jiri Hudler.

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