NHL: Detroit 3, Dallas 1

Feb. 14, 2012 at 10:46 PM

DETROIT, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Henrik Zetterberg's first-period goal set the tone Tuesday and the Detroit Red Wings won an NHL-record 21st straight home game in a 3-1 decision over Dallas.

Zetterberg scored on a power play 7:57 in the contest and the Red Wings never looked back.

Brad Stuart added a goal less than 2 minutes later and Jiri Hudler also scored as the Red Wings broke the previous mark for consecutive home wins held by the 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers and the 1929-30 Boston Bruins.

Detroit hasn't lost at Joe Louis Arena since a Nov. 3 setback against Calgary.

Joey MacDonald turned aside 20 shots and saw his shutout spoiled with just 32.8 seconds remaining.

Adam Burish got the late goal for Dallas and Kari Lehtonen allowed three scores on 37 shots.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
SB50: Denver Broncos face tough call at QB in 2016
Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend claims he hit her
NFLPA hopes to have independent arbitration for player discipline next season
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Group recreates 'Mario Kart' video game at UK mall