Detroit Douse Flames

As Datsyuk, Holmstrom have big nights for Detroit
By Lev Weinstein,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 27, 2007 11:22 PM CST
Detroit Red Wings' Kris Draper (33) scores a goal past Calgary Flames' goalie Miikka Kiprusoff, of Finland, as defenseman Daymond Langkow moves in during the first period of a NHL hockey game on Tuesday,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Tomas Holmstrom scored his NHL-leading ninth power-play goal, and Pavel Datsyuk scored two goals of his own to push Detroit past Calgary 5-3, the AP reports. Kris Draper and Valtteri Filppula also scored for the Red Wings, and Holmstrom and Datsyuk each had an assist. Flames' goalie Miikka Kiprusoff was removed early in the second period after giving up three goals.

The Flames took a quick lead on Robyn Regehr's wrist shot.  They would never regain the advantage after Datysuk tied it with a phenomenal play a little more than four minutes into the first; Draper netted the go-ahead only seconds after his equalizer. Dion Phaneuf and Alex Tanguay were responsible for the other two Calgary goals, and Jarome Iginla had three assists.