Productive minute does job for Detroit
DETROIT – Dylan Larkin and Brad Richards scored 45 seconds apart midway through the second period to put the Detroit Red Wings ahead, and they went on to beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 Sunday night.
Petr Mrazek made 26 saves for the Red Wings, who were winless in their previous three games, and was fortunate to have some shots hit posts behind him.
Karri Ramo stopped 31 saves for the Flames, who have lost two straight after winning seven in a row.
Calgary's Dennis Wideman broke a scoreless tie in the first period. Wideman's goal ended the team's five-game stretch without a power-play goal. The Flames score on an NHL-low 10 percent of their power plays.
•STARS TEAM UP: Jonathan Toews' goal 2:21 into overtime gave Chicago a 3-2 victory over the Sharks. Toews skated in with Patrick Kane for a 2-on-1 on the winning rush.
• POINT EARNED: Ryan Spooner scored the lone shootout goal, and it lifted Boston to a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils and pulled the Bruins within a point of first-place Montreal in the Atlantic Division.
•UP THE CHARTS: Jaromir Jagr scored his 732nd goal, passing Marcel Dionne for fourth place in NHL history, and helped the Panthers post a 5-4 shootout win over the Canucks.
•NOT HOW YOU START … : Washington trailed 3-1 after one period but closed with six straight goals and beat the host Rangers 7-3.
•RARE CONTRIBUTOR: Mike Angelidis' first NHL goal in almost four years helped Tampa Bay win 5-2 at Ottawa.