In overtime, Crawford blocked Johan Franzen's initial shot but wound up sprawled on the ice amid traffic. Datsyuk got control of the puck and roofed a shot into an empty net for the game-winner.
Valtteri Filppula also scored and Ty Conklin stopped a penalty shot among his 29 saves for the Red Wings, who pulled into a three-way tie with Chicago and St. Louis atop the Central Division.
Crawford finished with 24 saves.
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