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In a game that started as a snooze fest, the Minnesota Wild grabbed the spotlight with a late tying goal and a ruthlessly exploited a Detroit penalty in OT for a 2-1 win over the Red Wings.
Winging It In Motown's season-long look at correcting the stats for context continues into the 2011-12 season. Join us for an in-depth look at the Red Wings' game against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday
I'll post more when my liver says I can. [Update: Jimmy Howard is the Red Wings PoTG. We'll take arguments to the contrary in the comments, but just know that you're fighting an extremely uphill...
|- 1, Detroit Goal - Nicklas Lidstrom (3), from Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk at 6:00. Penalties - Marek Zidlicky, Minnesota (Tripping), 3:59; Andrew Miller, Detroit (Interference), 6:52; Valtteri Filppula, Detroit (Tripping), 9:40.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Tomas Holmstrom, Detroit (Interference on goalkeeper), 10:51; Justin Falk, Minnesota (Roughing), 10:51; Todd Bertuzzi, Detroit (Cross checking), 12:51; Johan Franzen, Detroit (Too many men/ice - bench), 15:06.|
|- 2, Minnesota Goal - Mikko Koivu, from Justin Falk and Devin Setoguchi at 19:00. Penalties - Todd Bertuzzi, Detroit (Slashing), 4:09; Andrew Miller, Detroit (Charging), 4:44; Marco Scandella, Minnesota (Holding), 11:51; Nate Prosser, Minnesota (Slashing), 14:47; Tomas Holmstrom, Detroit (Tripping), 15:32.|
|- 3, Minnesota Power-Play Goal - Devin Setoguchi (4), from Mikko Koivu and Pierre-Marc Bouchard at 1:33.|