Wings Sink Sens In O.T.

Andreas Athanasiou scored six seconds into overtime to give the Red Wings a 2-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators.

It was the second goal of the night for Athanasiou, who also had a penalty shot stopped in the third period. Dylan Larkin took the opening faceoff in overtime and, after the puck went forward a bit, both Athanasiou and Ottawa standout Erik Karlsson reached for it.

Athanasiou was able to control it and skated in behind Karlsson on a breakaway.  He beat goalie Craig Anderson with a backhander high to the glove side.

Ryan Dzingel scored for the Senators.

Detroit has won three in a row for the first time this season.

The Red Wings improved to 1-6 in games decided in overtime, although they have won three shootouts.  The Wings host the Florida Panthers tomorrow night.

Ottawa lost for the 18th time in 22 games.