Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Datsyuk Leads Red Wings over Bruins

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Datsyuk Leads Red Wings over Bruins

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The way both teams were scoring, Pavel Datsyuk couldn't help reaching this milestone.

Needing one point to make it to 900 in his NHL career, 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.

"It looked like 1986," Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said.

Both teams blew two-goal leads before Danny DeKeyser's shot from the point deflected past goalie Jonas Gustavsson at 7:37 of the third period. Zetterberg was credited with the goal, and the Red Wings held on to their 6-5 lead the rest of the way.

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 Boston. …

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