VIDEO: The Red Wings Snap Their Eight Game Slide
In the NHL, Andreas Athanasiou scored the lone shootout goal as the Red Wings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in Detroit.
He also scored in regulation for the Wings, along with Tyler Bertuzzi.
Jimmy Howard stopped 32 shots as Detroit ended an eight-game skid.
Pavel Buchnevich had both goals for New York, opening the scoring in the first and tying the game in the third.
Henrik Lundqvist made 43 saves in defeat as the Rangers have lost six straight.
Detroit opens a three-game road trip Saturday at Tampa Bay.