Blackhawks Rally Past Red Wings for Win

Overcome 2-0 deficit with 2 goals in second period and 1 in third
By Lev Weinstein,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 13, 2007 1:00 AM CDT
Detroit Red Wings' goaltender Dominik Hasek, left, of Czech Republic, and teammate Andreas Lilja (3) of Sweden, try to keep Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews from penetrating during the second period...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Former Red Wing Robert Lang was pivotal in Chicago's come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Detroit last night, the Chicago Tribune reports. The Hawks scored twice in quick succession in the second to overcome an 0-2 deficit, and Lang's third period shot proved decisive.  The center also had a pivotal tying goal in last week's Chicago victory over the Red Wings.

"That's what those type of players do," said Hawks coach Denis Savard, adding "...he has scored some big goals in his career. It was nice to see that one go in." Savard also praised his team's defensive prowess, saying "Our penalty-killing was tremendous." Chicago did not allow a point on the power-play, and goalie Nikolai Khabibulin was tremendous, making 34 saves.