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Red Wings 2, Coyotes 1, OT

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 1:49 AM
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Red Wings 2, Coyotes 1, OT
Detroit Red Wings 2, Phoenix Coyotes 1

By Anthony Perez | Dave Vest
GLENDALE – The Coyotes had their 2010-11 home opener spoiled in overtime when Detroit's Niklas Kronwall scored a power-play goal with just 16 seconds left to lead the Red Wings to a 2-1 victory over Phoenix in front of a sellout crowd at Jobing.com Arena on Saturday night.

The Coyotes dominated Detroit in the first 20 minutes, controlling the puck for most of the period and outshooting the opposition 12-5.

Moments after Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard thwarted Coyotes forward Petr Prucha on a breakaway, the hard work paid off for Phoenix when Wojtek Wolski fed a nifty backhanded pass to Martin Hanzal, who launched a hard wrist shot past Howard with just 10 seconds left in the first period to give the Coyotes a 1-0 advantage. Defenseman Keith Yandle also picked up an assist on the play.

The Red Wings (3-1-1) answered at the 7:03 mark of the second period when Pavel Datsyuk’s wrist shot beat Coyotes goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov to tie the score 1-1. Replays showed the puck hit Coyotes forward Lee Stempniak en route to the net.

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The stalemate continued through the third period, but penalties were the story of the game for the Coyotes, who committed eight in 64-plus minutes, including three in overtime.

The Coyotes (1-1-1) killed off a four-minute double minor after Taylor Pyatt was called for high sticking early in third period, and they also killed an Ed Jovanovski tripping penalty that was called in the opening minute of overtime.

Coyotes defenseman Adrian Aucoin was then called for interference with 2:09 left in the extra period, while Yandle and Tomas Holmstrom each received incidental roughing minors resulting from some pushing and shoving that took place after the play.

"Very average penalty," Coyotes Head Coach Dave Tippett said of the call against Aucoin. "That was a battle in front of the net. For such a big guy, I'm amazed sometimes how easy (Holmstrom) goes down."

Howard stopped 25 of 26 shots to earn the No. 1 Star of the Game honor. Bryzgalov stopped 31 of 33 and was voted the No. 2 star.
 
Tied 1-1 and with a shootout looming 16 seconds away, Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall beat Coyotes goalie Ilya Bryzgalov with a slap shot from the high slot to secure the 2-1 overtime victory during a 4-on-3 power-play segment.

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• Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer, who has an agreement in principle for a new Jobing.com Arena lease and is closing in on a deal to purchase the team, attended the game.

• Center Martin Hanzal's goal late in the first period was the 100th point of his NHL career.

• Center Kyle Turris made his season debut on a line with wingers Shane Doan and Scottie Upshall. Click here to listen to a post-game interview with Turris.

• Forward Paul Bissonnette and defenseman Sami Lepisto were healthy scratches. Forward Ray Whitney was kept out of the lineup because of an upper-body injury. He is listed as day-to-day.

• The Coyotes left for Anaheim immediately after Saturday's game for a game vs. the Ducks on Sunday at the Honda Center. The puck drops at 5 p.m. (Arizona time) on Sunday. The game can be seen on Fox Sports Arizona and/or heard on XTRA Sports 910 (AM).
 
Yandle "They’re such a great team and we have to bring our 'A' game every time we play them. We know that if we take our foot off the pedal even a little bit they are going to give it to us pretty good." "I didn’t mind the way we played shorthanded, so much as I minded how much we played shorthanded... When you give eight power plays, and two in overtime, you’re attacking fate too hard." "We had some chances but Bryzgalov played a really good game in the net. We just weren’t able to find the back of the net. Finally, we stuck with it, we kept shooting the puck and it went in."
Yandle Tippett Kronwall
 
Howard Bryzgalov Kronwall
 
  • Oct. 28, 2010:
 
• Nov. 8, 2010:
  • Oct. 16, 2010: DET 2, PHX 1 (OT)
  • March 5, 2011:
scoring summary
1st Period
19:50
PHX
Martin Hanzal (1) ASST: Wojtek Wolski (1), Keith Yandle (2)
1 - 0 PHX
2nd Period
07:03
DET
Pavel Datsyuk (3) ASST: Patrick Eaves (1), Henrik Zetterberg (3)
1 - 1 Tie
3rd Period
NONE
OT Period
04:44
DET
PPG - Niklas Kronwall (2) ASST: Henrik Zetterberg (4), Nicklas Lidstrom (4)
2 - 1 DET
penalty summary
1st Period
05:07
DET
Jiri Hudler  Tripping against  Keith Yandle
11:03
PHX
Oliver Ekman-Larsson  Holding against  Patrick Eaves
17:32
PHX
Petr Prucha  Hooking against  Brad Stuart
2nd Period
12:38
DET
Henrik Zetterberg  Interference against  Radim Vrbata
15:25
DET
Jakub Kindl  Interference against  Lee Stempniak
19:39
PHX
Martin Hanzal  Hooking against  Valtteri Filppula
3rd Period
02:53
PHX
Taylor Pyatt  Hi stick - double minor against  Henrik Zetterberg
07:48
DET
Patrick Eaves  Holding against  Kyle Turris
14:05
PHX
Oliver Ekman-Larsson  Holding against  Patrick Eaves
OT Period
00:44
PHX
Ed Jovanovski  Tripping against  Todd Bertuzzi
02:51
PHX
Adrian Aucoin  Interference against  Tomas Holmstrom
02:51
PHX
Keith Yandle  Roughing against  Tomas Holmstrom
02:51
DET
Tomas Holmstrom  Roughing against  Keith Yandle
goalie stats
Jimmy Howard
Jimmy Howard
2-0-1
SA: 26TOI: 64:29
Saves: 25EV: 20 - 21
PIM: 0PP: 4 - 4
SV%: .962SH: 1 - 1
Ilya Bryzgalov
SA: 33TOI: 64:28
Saves: 31EV: 19 - 20
PIM: 0PP: 11 - 12
SV%: .939SH: 1 - 1
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