Pahlsson whistled a wrist shot over the glove of Detroit goalie Dominik Hasek at the 9:02 mark of the third period, putting the Ducks ahead for good 4-3.
Kent Huskins, Chris Kunitz, Andy McDonald, Corey Perry and Sean O'Donnell also scored for Anaheim. Ryan Getzlaf and Chris Pronger each had three assists for the Ducks, who had lost four of five coming into the game.
Ilja Bryzgalov made 32 saves in the win.
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UPI Sports Results for September 20, 2014