Datsyuk, Zetterberg score in SO, Wings snap Sharks’ 6-game wining streakBy AP
Thursday, November 5, 2009
Red Wings win in SO, snap Sharks 6-game win streak
DETROIT — Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg scored in the shootout to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 win over San Jose, snapping the Sharks’ six-game winning streak.
Zetterberg also had a goal in regulation, and Chris Osgood made 33 saves for Detroit.
Logan Couture scored his first NHL goal for San Jose. Evgeni Nabokov stopped 35 shots.
Zetterberg tied it at 1 at 5:38 of the third period when he poked a puck in from under Nabokov’s pad. It was Zetterberg’s fourth goal.
Couture opened the scoring with 5:19 left in the second period when he beat Osgood with a wrist shot from the right circle.
NOTES: Detroit public address announcer Budd Lynch was honored before the game. It was the 60th anniversary of his first television play-by-play broadcast of a Red Wings game. Lynch, 92 and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, also worked in the team’s public relations office. He has been the public address announcer at Joe Louis Arena for 24 years. Fans received a Budd Lynch bobblehead. … San Jose D and captain Rob Blake didn’t play because of an upper-body injury. His left arm was in a sling. … Detroit defensemen Brian Rafalski and Jonathan Ericsson returned after missing a game with the flu. … San Jose head equipment manager Mike Aldrich worked his 1,000th NHL game.
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