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November 27. 2013 11:02PM

Bruin’s effort a turkey in 6-1 loss to Detroit


Red Wings left wing Justin Abdelkader scores a goal in the first period of Detroit’s 6-1 win over the Boston Bruins at Joe Louis Arena on Wednesday. Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports 

DETROIT — Defenseman Niklas Kronwall, center captain Henrik Zetterberg and left winger Tomas Tatar each scored a goal and an assist in the Detroit Red Wings’ 6-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night at Joe Louis Arena.

Wingers Justin Abdelkader, Drew Miller and Gustav Nyquist also scored for Detroit (12-7-7). Right winger Johan Franzen had three assists and center Joakim Andersson had two assists as goaltender Jonas Gustavsson made 16 saves.

Right winger Jarome Iginla scored for Boston (16-7-2) and netminder Tuukka Rask stopped 22 shots.

Abdelkader opened the scoring with 8:11 left in the first period when he put in a loose puck from the bottom of the left circle off the rush, 11 seconds after Detroit killed off a high-sticking penalty to Franzen. He picked up the puck after coming out of the penalty box, carried it into the Boston zone and got the lone assist on Abdelkader’s third goal.

The Red Wings scored three goals in less than four minutes in the second period.

Tatar made it 2-0, 6:05 into the second. He scored on a wraparound after carrying the puck from just outside the Red Wings’ blue line and falling down and getting back up — while maintaining control of the puck — in the right circle. It was Tatar’s third goal.

Zetterberg made it 3-0, 8:47 into the middle period when he scored from the left circle for his 11th goal. Kronwall got his goal, on the power play, just 1:14 later.

Miller added his second goal of the season, 8:38 into the third period and Nyquist got his third goal, with 2:53 remaining.

Iginla spoiled Gustavsson shutout attempt with 2:25 left to close out the scoring.
Notes: Detroit D Brendan Smith went to the dressing room after falling into the boards shoulder first early in the third period. ... Detroit C Pavel Datsyuk missed his second game after being elbowed in the face by Ottawa D Jared Cowen on Saturday night. Datsyuk has also been ruled out of Friday’s game at the New York Islanders. ... Boston D Dennis Seidenberg didn’t play due to a lower-body injury. ... Red Wings RW Todd Bertuzzi missed his third game with an upper-body injury. ... Bruins’ D Torey Krug is from the Detroit suburb of Livonia and played at Michigan State. ... Detroit D Jonathan Ericsson signed a six-year, $25.5 million contract extension. ... Red Wings’ backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson got his second consecutive start.


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