Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL Roundup: Athanasiou, Red Wings Beat Reeling Wild in Overtime

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL Roundup: Athanasiou, Red Wings Beat Reeling Wild in Overtime

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Andreas Athanasiou scored 1:52 into overtime and lifted the host Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win Sunday over the reeling Minnesota Wild.

Jimmy Howard made the game-winning goal possible by making one of his 24 saves.

Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist got the rebound and made a long pass to set up Athanasiou, who faked out Devan Dubnyk with a move before flipping the puck in the net.

The Wild have lost eight of nine and are 3-10-1 in March. They still clinched a playoff spot late Saturday night when the Los Angeles Kings lost to the New York Rangers. The Wild extended their postseason streak to five under first-year coach Bruce Boudreau.

Mike Green and Tomas Tatar also scored for Detroit.

Dubnyk finished with 16 saves and Eric Staal and Nate Prosser scored for Minnesota.

Seguin OT goal keeps Dallas alive in playoff chase * Tyler Seguin scored on a power play 20 seconds into overtime and the visiting Dallas Stars rallied to beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1. …

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