Dylan Larkin scored the decisive goal in the third period as the Red Wings edged the Lightning 2-1 at Joe Louis Arena Tuesday night.
Riley Sheahan opened the scoring in the second period for the Wings, who have won two in-a-row to improve to 6-5-and-1.
Jimmy Howard stopped 29 of the 30 shots he faced in the victory.
The Wings are in Toronto on Friday.
Dallas Stars 5, Boston Bruins 3
New York Islanders 2, New Jersey Devils 1
New York Rangers 5, Washington Capitals 2
Ottawa Senators 2, Montreal Canadiens 1 (OT)
Detroit Red Wings 2, Tampa Bay Lightning 1
Los Angeles Kings 3, St. Louis Blues 0
Colorado Avalanche 6, Calgary Flames 3
Edmonton Oilers 4, Philadelphia Flyers 2
Columbus Blue Jackets 5, San Jose Sharks 2
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports