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NHL: Detroit 2, Columbus 1

Dec. 26, 2009 at 11:52 PM

DETROIT, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Todd Bertuzzi scored both Detroit goals Saturday in the Red Wings' 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Jimmy Howard made 28 saves and Nicklas Lindstrom assisted on both Detroit goals.

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Antoine Vermette scored the lone goal for the Blue Jackets, who lost their ninth consecutive game, a team record. Mathieu Garon had 25 saves in the loss.

The Blue Jackets took a 1-0 lead at 12:10 of the first period when Vermette knocked in a rebound off a shot by Jakub Voracek.

Bertuzzi tied it at 6:38 of the second period on a 2-on-2 breakaway. He made the game-winning shot at 2:44 of the third period.

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