Datsyuk, Ericsson lead Wings past Lightning 4-2
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
DETROIT (AP) -- Tomas Holmstrom's power-play goal broke a tie early in the third period, and Pavel Datsyuk and Jonathan Ericsson each had a goal and an assist in the Detroit Red Wings' 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night.
Darren Helm also scored for Detroit, which won its sixth straight. Jimmy Howard made 33 saves, including stopping Matt Gilroy on a short-handed breakaway with 4:11 left.
Martin St. Louis and Steven Stamkos scored for Tampa Bay, and Dwayne Roloson stopped 31 shots.
Holmstrom's goal 4:22 into the third period gave Detroit a 3-2 lead. He deflected Nicklas Lidstrom's tip pass out of the air, about shin high, past Roloson for his fourth goal. Helm added his third with 6:46 left.