The Tampa Bay Lightning visited the Detroit Red Wings for the first time since Steve Yzerman took over as General Manager of the Lightning. Did they finally break their losing streak at Joe Louis Arena?
|- 1, Detroit Goal - Pavel Datsyuk (7), from Todd Bertuzzi and Johan Franzen at 4:58. 2, Detroit Goal - Jonathan Ericsson, from Valtteri Filppula at 11:04. Penalties - Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay (Cross checking), 18:37.|
|- 3, Tampa Bay Power-Play Goal - Martin St. Louis (7), from Teddy Purcell and Marc-Andre Bergeron at 9:35. 4, Tampa Bay Goal - Steven Stamkos (16), from Matt Gilroy and Vincent Lecavalier at 19:46. Penalties - Todd Bertuzzi, Detroit (Unsportsmanlike conduct), 4:39; Jonathan Ericsson, Detroit (Tripping), 8:09; Nate Thompson, Tampa Bay (Slashing), 10:28.|
|- 5, Detroit Power-Play Goal - Tomas Holmstrom (4), from Nicklas Lidstrom and Pavel Datsyuk at 4:22. 6, Detroit Goal - Darren Helm (3), from Jakub Kindl and Jonathan Ericsson at 13:14. Penalties - Fabian Brunnstrom, Detroit (Interference on goalkeeper), :23; Eric Brewer, Tampa Bay (Hooking), 4:13; Jiri Hudler, Detroit (Hi-sticking), 10:35; Vincent Lecavalier, Tampa Bay (Hi stick - double minor), 14:45.|