PITTSBURGH, OH - FEBRUARY 25: A puck lies on the ice during warmups prior to the start of the game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers at Heinz Field on February 25, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)
DETROIT (AP) - Tomas Tatar scored twice, including the go-ahead goal early in the third period that sent the Detroit Red Wings over the Colorado Avalanche 5-1 on Saturday.
Tatar gave Detroit a 2-1 lead at 5:20 of the final period. Less than two minutes later, he took a pass from Gus Nyquist and scored his 20th goal of the season.
The Red Wings pulled away on a power play when Dylan Larkin got his 15th goal, and Nyquist added his 10th with less than four minutes left.