Pavel Datsyuk had two goals and an assist Sunday to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 6-5 victory over the Boston Bruins.
Henrik Zetterberg and Darren Helm also scored twice each for the Red Wings in a game that felt like a throwback to a more high-scoring era.
With his points Sunday, Datsyuk suurpassed the 900 career points mark.
Datsyuk credited the teammates he’s played with for enabling him to reach the milestone.
Boston’s Brad Marchand set a franchise record for fastest goal by scoring 8 seconds into the game, and Zach Trotman, Loui Eriksson, Dennis Seidenberg and Joonas Kemppainen also scored for the Bruins.
The Wings got nine out of a possible 10 points on their five-game homestand.
They improved to 29-18-9, good for 67 points.
The Red Wings are in Brooklyn today for a Presidents’ Day matinée with the Islanders.
The puck drops at 1:00 p.m.
Buffalo Sabres 4, Colorado Avalanche 1
New Jersey Devils 1, Los Angeles Kings 0
Detroit Red Wings 6, Boston Bruins 5
St. Louis Blues 2, Tampa bay Lightning 1
New York Rangers 3, Philadelphia Flyers 1
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports