Zetterberg lifts Wings to OT win
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With the score tied at five apiece in the extra session, Whitney threaded a cross-ice pass to Zetterberg, who posted the game-winner with a one-timer high into the left side of the net.
After a scoreless first period, the
Atlanta reached the scoreboard 3:38 into the second on Kozlov's 17th goal of the season. He wristed a laser from the right boards past a screened Joseph to make it 2-1.
Whitney's goal at 8:31 of the period staked the
Blatny's first career goal, with 4:14 left in the second, evened the score. Kovalchuk skated in and had his shot denied. Blatny, however, was trailing and chipped the loose puck into the net.
Kovalchuk snapped a 3-3 tie with his 22nd goal of the season just 1:41 into the third period. Kovalchuk hustled through the Detroit zone, made a dash through the slot and beat Joseph low to the glove side.
Detroit forced a 4-4 tie on Zetterberg's power-play goal at 5:45 of the third. Datsyuk left a nice drop pass in the slot for Zetterberg, whose one-timer soared over Nurminen's right shoulder.
Shanahan's goal at the 8:31 mark gave the