Samuelsson scores OT winner Red Wings beat Blackhawks to take 2-0 series lead

DETROIT - Mikael Samuelsson scored 5:14 into overtime, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.

DETROIT - Mikael Samuelsson scored 5:14 into overtime, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.

Chris Osgood made 37 saves for the defending Stanley Cup champions. Game 3 is Friday night in Chicago. Jonathan Toews' second goal of the game with 7:40 to go in regulation pulled Chicago into a 2-2 tie.

Toews gave Chicago the lead midway through the first period, but Brian Rafalski got Detroit even later in the frame. Dan Cleary made it 2-1 early in the second.

Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 35 shots for the Blackhawks.

 
 
Latest From ...
Most Popular From ...