Tor 0 0 0 0 0 0
Det 0 0 0 1 0 1
Date of game: 10/18/2014

Recap: Detroit vs. Toronto

Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Henrik Zetterberg scored the game-winning goal with 10 seconds left in overtime to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in the back end of a home-and-home series on Saturday.

Zetterberg, who had four assists against the Maple Leafs in Friday's 4-1 triumph, took a crisp cross-ice pass from Niklas Kronwall in the slot and slapped a shot off the right post past Jonathan Bernier to give Detroit its second win in as many nights.

"It was a hard-fought game for both teams," said Zetterberg. "Goaltending was really good on both sides."

Jonas Gustavsson posted a 30-save shutout in his first start of the season in place of starter Jimmy Howard, who was unavailable due to a sore groin.

Bernier made 31 stops for the Maple Leafs, who lost their fourth straight game against the Red Wings.

"I thought he made some outstanding saves when we made mistakes," Toronto head coach Randy Carlyle said. "(Bernier) stood tall."

Both teams had prime chances late in the opening stanza.

Andrej Nestrasil took a quick pass from Darren Helm behind the net and was denied point-blank by Bernier in close.

Moments later, Mike Santorelli raced through the neutral zone past Kronwall on a breakaway, but Gustavsson stayed with him, making a leg save with under a minute to play.

With five minutes left in the second, Gustavsson misplayed the puck behind his net and got back in between the pipes just in time to deny Joffrey Lupul's wrap-around attempt.

David Clarkson received a pass down low, spun around and sent a pass through the crease, but Roman Polak, who had a wide-open net facing him, never got a shot off due to Helm's tight coverage midway through the third.

Bernier robbed Justin Abdelkader's shot from the left circle with a diving glove save to keep the game tied late in the third.

Tomas Tatar's shot from the top of the right circle rang off the far post represented the best chance in a frantic back-and-forth extra session which produced just three shots.

Game Notes

Gustavsson notched his sixth career shutout ... Detroit forward Stephen Weiss made his season debut, replacing forward Johan Franzen, who was out of the lineup due to a lower-body injury ... It was the 650th all-time meeting between the two teams ... Toronto has successfully killed off 22 straight Detroit power plays dating back to last season.

Which Heisman winner reaches the championship game?

Back in 1964, Navy's Roger Staubach and Notre Dame's John Huarte quarterbacked their teams against one another with the Fighting Irish shutting out the Midshipmen, 40-0.

NFL flexes Bengals-Steelers into primetime for Week 17

The NFL announced Sunday night that the AFC North showdown between the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers will be the NBC primetime game for Week 17.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.