Minnesota 2, Detroit 1

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 7:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 5-3-2-1 3-2-1-0 2-1-1-1 W2
Detroit 5-4-1-0 3-1-1-0 2-3-0-0 L5


Devin Setoguchi scored at 1:33 of overtime and the visiting Minnesota Wild completed a home-and-home sweep of the Detroit Red Wings with a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night.

Mikko Koivu scored his first goal with one minute remaining in regulation to tie the game and help send the Red Wings to their fifth consecutive loss.

Josh Harding turned aside 36 shots in his third start of the season. He also made 36 saves in blanking Detroit 1-0 on Saturday night.

Setoguchi's winning goal came 24 seconds after Johan Franzen was sent to the penalty box for goaltender interference. The Wild finally capitalized on the man advantage when Setoguchi tipped in a shot by Justin Falk for Minnesota's first power-play goal in eight attempts.

Nicklas Lidstrom scored Detroit's only goal at 6:00 of the first period, redirecting a shot by Henrik Zetterberg past Harding.

Jimmy Howard made 25 saves in absorbing his third straight defeat for the Red Wings, which last lost five in a row in January 2009.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   Detroit
Mikko Koivu 2 Points Nicklas Lidstrom 1
Mikko Koivu 1 Goals Nicklas Lidstrom 1
Mikko Koivu 1 Assists Pavel Datsyuk 1
Devin Setoguchi 1 Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Josh Harding .973 Save Percentage Jimmy Howard .926
Josh Harding 36 Saves Jimmy Howard 25

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Minnesota 27 2 1-8 3-3 8 30
Detroit 37 1 0-3 7-8 18 28

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play its next game at home against Calgary. The Red Wings have a W/L % of .833 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play its next game at home against Vancouver. The Wild have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .571 after a loss.
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