facebook
twitter
search
search

NHL: Detroit 3, Los Angeles 1

Jan. 12, 2014 at 1:36 AM

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Jimmy Howard turned aside 44-of-45 shots Saturday, backstopping the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-1 victory over Los Angeles.

Howard made 20 of his saves in the third period, keeping the Red Wings close in a tight game.

Detroit broke a 1-1 tie with 7:54 remaining in the third when Tomas Tatar scored on the rebound of a Riley Sheahan shot.

Daniel Cleary added an insurance goal 5 1/2 minutes later as Detroit improved to 2-1-0 on a five-game road trip.

Tatar and Sheahan each finished with a goal and an assist.

Drew Doughty scored and Jonathan Quick made 23 saves for the Kings, who were coming off a 4-2 win over Boston Thursday.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Serena Williams rolls in Wimbledon opener
Bruins get Zac Rinaldo from Flyers for 2017 pick
Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon opener
Baltimore Orioles open up series with Texas Rangers
Washington Capitals re-sign Jay Beagle for 3 more years