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Wings rally in 3rd to get win over Flyers

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DETROIT (AP)

Johan Franzen and Henrik Zetterberg scored 1:32 apart in the third period to wipe out a one-goal deficit and rally the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist, and Franzen also had an assist for Detroit, which hasn't lost to Philadelphia at home since Nov. 4, 1988 (14-0-2). Chris Osgood made 24 saves. Scott Hartnell had a goal and an assist, and Joffrey Lupul also scored for Philadelphia. Martin Biron stopped 45 shots. Franzen made it 2-2 at 9:47 of the third period with his 29th goal. It was set up by Datsyuk, who got to a puck along the left boards and avoided defenseman Ryan Parent at the same time. Datsyuk then sent a cross-ice pass to Franzen, who put a shot over the sprawling Biron. Zetterberg broke the tie with 8:41 left when he scored from the left circle, his 29th goal. Philadelphia held a 2-1 lead after two periods. Lupul's 21st goal gave the Flyers a 2-0 lead 4:28 into the second period. He beat Osgood from the right circle with a snap shot. Datsyuk put the Red Wings on the board with 2:33 left in the second with his 28th goal, beating Biron with a wrist shot from the outside edge of the left circle. Philadelphia led 1-0 after the first period despite being outshot 19-8. Hartnell opened the scoring with 3:26 left when he took a long pass from Braydon Coburn for a partial breakaway and, while holding off Marian Hossa, beat Osgood. It was Hartnell's 26th goal. The Flyers had trailed after the first period in their previous 11 games. Notes: C Kris Draper played his 1,000th game for the Red Wings. He joins Gordie Howe, Alex Delvecchio, Steve Yzerman and current captain Nicklas Lidstrom as the only players to reach the mark with Detroit. ... Philadelphia C Jeff Carter played his 201st consecutive game. ... The Red Wings were without RW Tomas Holmstrom (strained knee) and C Valtteri Filppula (back spasms). ... Datsyuk stretched his point streak to six games (three goals and six assists). ... The teams last met on Feb. 12, 2007, a 6-1 Philadelphia home win.
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