DETROIT (97.1 THE TICKET/AP) - Valtteri Filppula knocked in two goals to help power the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-1 victory over the Dallas Stars.
Pavel Datsyuk assisted Filppula on both of the goals.
Henrik Zetterberg scored on a two-man advantage in the final minute of the second period to give the Red Wings a 2-1 lead, and Damien Brunner and Filppula scored 23 seconds apart in the third.
The Red Wings rallied after Loui Eriksson opened the scoring in the second period for Dallas.
All six of Dallas’ previous games this season were decided by one goal, but the Stars couldn’t keep this one close in the third.
Jimmy Howard made 25 saves for Detroit.
The Red Wings take on the St. Louis Blues on Friday night – puck drops at 7:30 p.m.
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