Red Wings edge Senators in shootout
Dylan Larkin scored the only goal in the shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win over the skidding Ottawa Senators on Friday night.
Tyler Bertuzzi had a goal and an assist, and Larkin also scored in regulation for Detroit. Red Wings defenceman Filip Hronek had two assists. Jonathan Bernier made 29 saves and thwarted Tyler Ennis, Anthony Duclair and Artem Anisimov in the tiebreaker.
It was the Red Wings’ third win in five games, the first time they’ve done that since Nov. 816.
Colin White had a goal and an assist and Brady Tkachuk also scored for Ottawa, which lost its season-high sixth straight. Marcus Hogberg stopped 26 shots.
White’s power-play goal with 9:18 left in the second period tied it at 2. He tipped in defenceman Mike Reilly’s shot from the point for his fourth goal.
Larkin’s power-play goal 5:32 into the middle period gave Detroit a 2-0 lead.