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Red Wings Vs. Blackhawks Final: Detroit Earns 3-2 Overtime Win

Pavel Datsyuk scored with just under two minutes left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings an important 3-2 win over the rival Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night in Chicago. The win moved the Red Wings into a tie for second place with Chicago in the Central Division and just a point behind St. Louis.

Henrik Zetterberg added his ninth goal of the season with just under five minutes left int he third period to allow the Red Wings to send the game to overtime. His goal tied the score at 2-2 after Valtteri Filppula scored 13:29 into the first period to open the scoring for Detroitl

Flippula's goal was a major momentum changer, as The Blackhawks scored twice in the first five minutes of the game to take an early 2-0 lead. After Patrick Sharp made it 2-0 just 4:19 into the game Ty Conklin settled in to pitch a shutout the rest of the way

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