Despite blowing a three-goal lead in the third period, the Detroit Red Wings beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 in overtime last night to tie their Western Conference quarterfinal series with Anaheim at one game apiece.
Johan Franzen had two goals and Justin Abdelkader and Damien Brunner also scored in regulation, while Gustav Nyquist scored on a power play just 1:21 into OT. The series now moves to Detroit for Game Three tomorrow night.
The St. Louis Blues went up 2-0 in their best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals against the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings with a 2-1 victory in Game Two.
The Washington Capitals dropped the New York Rangers, 3-1. The Senators sunk the Montreal Canadiens, 4-2.
Ottawa and Montreal are back at it tonight for Game Two.
There are three other Game Twos on tap tonight.
The Pittsburgh Penguins look to go up 2-0 at home against the New York Islanders. The Chicago Blackhawks host the Minnesota Wild up 1-0. The Vancouver Canucks, who trail 1-0, host the San Jose Sharks.
By: Mike Plourde for Great Lakes Radio Sports