DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – The Detroit Red Wings make it 19 straight at home beating the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 in a shootout Friday night.
As heard on WXYT 1270 – Detroit’s Pavel Datsyuk and Todd Bertuzzi scored shootout goals to give the Detroit Red Wings the win.
Detroit tied the 1970-71 Boston Bruins for the second-longest home streak in NHL history. The 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers and the 1929-30 Bruins won 20 consecutive games at home.
Jakub Kindl scored for Detroit. Joey MacDonald made 29 saves in regulation and overtime.
Red Wings captain Nicklas Lidstrom played in his 1,549th game to tie former Detroit star Alex Delvecchio’s NHL record for games with one team. It’s also the second-most games played in Detroit franchise history, behind Gordie Howe at 1,687.
George Parros scored for Anaheim, and Jonas Hiller stopped 23 shots. Teemu Selanne scored in the shootout.
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