Patrick Kane’s OT goal lifts Red Wings over Avalanche

Patrick Kane scored at 3:42 of overtime to give the host Detroit Red Wings a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.Kane collected a backhanded pass from Dylan Larkin and scored from the slot in Detroit’s third straight victory. The Red Wings also ended a 10-game losing streak to Colorado, which was also seeking its third straight victory.Larkin scored the regulation goal for Detroit and Alex Lyon made 30 saves. Ben Chiarot was also credited with an assist on Kane’s 10th goal this season.Nathan MacKinnon had the Avalanche goal to increase his point total to 93. Colorado’s backup goaltender Justus Annunen recorded 28 saves.Alex DeBrincat nearly gave Detroit the lead with 6:38 left in the first period on a 2-on-1 situation as his shot hit the post. The period ended scoreless despite Colorado’s 11-5 edge in shots on goal.McKinnon ended the scoring drought at 4:48 of the second. Miko Rantanen passed the puck from the boards to McKinnon in front, who lifted it over Lyon’s right shoulder. Jack Johnson notched the second assist.Detroit’s Jake Walman misfired on a breakaway attempt late in the period. The Red Wings had an 11-9 advantage in shots on goal in the period.The Red Wings killed off a Michael Rasmussen penalty early in the third.

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