Detroit, MI – Nicklas Lidstrom’s goal 1:38 into overtime lifted Detroit past Calgary, 5-4, at Joe Louis Arena.
Lidstrom also had two assists and Henrik Zetterberg had two third period goals including the equalizer to help Detroit finish out a six game homestand, winning five of them.
Pavel Datsyuk had two assists and a goal, Johan Franzen lit the lamp once and Jimmy Howard had 23 saves for the victors.
Jarome Iginla assisted Calgary’s opening goal and scored the next two as he continued his hot streak that started with a hat trick in Friday’s victory over Chicago. Niklas Hagman and Alex Tanguay each scored a goal in the loss, while Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 33 shots.