On the winning goal, Getzlaf skated away from Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall in the corner, after what looked to be a penalty, and backhanded a shot past goalie Jimmy Howard.
The 28-year-old Porter — a Detroit native — has 29 goals and 26 assists in 206 NHL games with Phoenix, Columbus and Buffalo.
Xavier Oullet had the lone goal for the Red Wings, who experienced travel delays leaving Detroit and getting through Toronto traffic from the airport to the arena.
Petr Mrazek made 27 saves for the Red Wings, while Riley Sheahan had a goal and an assist, and Nick Jensen and Tomas Jurco also scored.
Tomas Tatar scored a goal, assisted by Datsyuk, after Pittsburgh failed on several clearing attempts and allowed multiple passes through into the net front.
Ferraro played 70 games with the Grand Rapids Griffins, scoring 15 goals with 16 assists.
Hasek, who was known as “the Dominator,” won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s top goaltender six times.
You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with Mark Craig, General Manager of the Plymouth Whalers, and Peter Krupsky, the media relations manager for the Plymouth Whalers.
Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.