Series (Game 3 of 4)

Series starts 11/24

Game 1: Wednesday, November 24th
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Game 2: Saturday, December 11th
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Game 3: Wednesday, January 19th
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Game 4: Saturday, February 5th
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7:30 PM ET, January 19, 2005

Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan

Five power-play goals are wind beneath Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) -- Henrik Zetterberg had a goal and three assists and the Detroit Red Wings scored five power-play goals in a 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Sunday.

Nicklas Lidstrom, Brendan Shanahan, Mikael Samuelsson, and Robert Lang each had a goal and an assist for the Red Wings. Pavel Datsyuk added a goal and Jason Williams collected two assists.

Roman Hamrlik had a goal and an assist for the Flames and Rhett Warrener and Chuck Kobasew got the team's other two tallies.

Detroit dominated the first period with three power-play goals as it outshot Calgary 22-4.

Lidstrom opened the scoring on a one-time slap shot from the right point at 4:31. Shanahan made it 2-0 when he tipped in Lidstrom's shot at eight minutes and Samuelsson tipped in Jiri Fischer's blast from the point with 3:32 left to complete the scoring for the period.

The Red Wings were 3-for-7 with the man-advantage in the period. Detroit finished the game 5-for-9 on the power-play.

Warrener got Calgary on the scoreboard 6:12 into the second period, when his shot from the point was accidentally tipped in by Detroit's Kris Draper.

Zetterberg added another power-play goal with 7:28 remaining in the second period when he scored from the inside edge of the left circle to make it 4-1.

Hamrlik then pulled the Flames to within two again with a slap shot from the top of the left circle with 5:06 left in the second.

Lang made it 5-2 with a one-timer from the slot with 36.9 seconds remaining in the second period.

Calgary goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff was replaced by Philippe Sauve to begin the third period after stopping 31 of 36 shots.

Datsyuk added a power-play goal 8:05 into the third period.

Kobasew got his goal with 3:11 remaining.

Red Wings' goalie Manny Legace made 21 saves.

Game notes

Flames' RW Darren McCarty played his first game against the Red Wings since they bought him out and he signed a two-year free-agent contract with Calgary. McCarty played 11 seasons with Detroit, helping it win three Stanley Cups. ... Linesman Thor Nelson was hit in the face with a puck off the stick of Steve Reinprecht 3:29 into the game and was helped off the ice. He later returned. ... Lidstrom passed Ted Lindsay to move into sixth on all-time Red Wings' scoring list with 729 points.

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