Red Wings Beat Chicago 3-1, Take Series Lead

DETROIT (AP) – The Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Monday night and take a two games to one lead in the best of seven series.

Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller scored 31 seconds apart midway through the second period and Pavel Datsyuk restored a two-goal lead in the third to help the Detroit Red Wings secure the win over the Blackhawks.

Patrick Kane scored 4:35 into the third period to pull Chicago within one. The Blackhawks celebrated as if they tied the game about a minute later, but Andrew Shaw’s goal was waved off because he was in the crease.

Datsyuk’s goal 6:46 into the final period gave the Red Wings a 3-1 lead.

The seventh-seeded Red Wings have a shot to put the top-seeded Blackhawks on the brink of elimination Thursday night in Game 4  listen to all the playoff action on 97.1 The Ticket.


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