Friday, September 28, 2007

Game Recap: TB 2 - Det 3 (SO)

Igor Grigorenko and Tomas Kopecky scored shootout goals to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.

Jan Hlavac scored the lone goal for Tampa Bay in the shootout.

Mattias Ritola, and Valtteri Filppula had Detroit's goals in regulation, and Chris Osgood made 19 saves for the Red Wings.

Matt Smaby, and Michel Ouellet scored for the Lightning, and Johan Holmqvist stopped 27 shots.

Smaby scored 2:58 into the second period to tie the game 1-1. Filppula's power-play marker 5:28 into the second period restored Detroit's one-goal lead.

Ouellet re-tied the score 2-2 with 1:16 left in the second.

Ritola's power-play goal opened the scoring 5:05 into the game, when he put in a rebound. He was cut under the right eye by a puck with a little under nine minutes left in the first period and did not return.

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