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NHL: Detroit 3, Montreal 2 (SO)

Nov. 21, 2009 at 11:56 PM   |   Comments

MONTREAL, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Pavel Datsyuk had a goal in regulation and also scored in the shootout Saturday to power the Detroit Red Wings past the Montreal Canadiens 3-2.

Henrik Zetterberg also scored in the shootout and Brad Stewart chipped in with a goal in regulation to snap Detroit's two-game losing streak.

Jimmy Howard made 16 saves in the win. Montreal's Carey Price made 32 saves as the Wings outshot the Canadiens 35-18.

Mike Cammalleri scored a pair of third-period goals for host Montreal. Andrei Kostitsyn assisted on both scores.

The Red Wings jumped ahead 2-0 in the first period on power-play goals by Stuart at 12:41 and by Datsyuk at 14:42.

Cammalleri brought Montreal back with a goal 9 seconds into the third period and forced overtime with a goal at 8:45.

"It was important to maybe finish it off in the shootout or an overtime win," Cammalleri said. "But the point was important, considering the way the first period started."

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