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Alfredsson has 2 goals, assist and Red Wings end 6-game skid with 3-2 OT win over Flames

Detroit Red Wings' Daniel Alfredsson (11) celebrates his assist with teammates Pavel Datsyuk (13), of Russia, and Jonathan Ericsson (52), of Sweden, on a goal by Joakim Andersson during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
December 19, 2013 - 7:48 PM

DETROIT - Daniel Alfredsson scored two goals, including a power-play score at 1:03 of overtime and the Detroit Red Wings earned a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.

The win snapped Detroit's six-game winless streak (0-4-2) and five-game home losing streak.

Alfredsson added an assist and Joakim Andersson also scored for Detroit. Pavel Datsyuk had three assists, Niklas Kronwall two assists Jonas Gustavsson made 20 saves.

Mikael Backlund and Mark Giordano scored for Calgary. Mike Cammalleri had two assists and Karri Ramo stopped 35 shots.

Alfredsson's winner came on a one-time slap shot from the inside edge of the left circle for his ninth goal. He also got his 700th assist earlier in the game.

News from © The Associated Press, 2013
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