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Toronto 4, Detroit 1

TORONTO (AP) -- Coach Pat Quinn used the Toronto Maple Leafs'
last preseason game to try out forward combinations for the regular
season and came away with a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on
Saturday night.

Jeff O'Neill, Mariusz Czerkawski, Andy Wozniewski and Nik
Antropov scored for the Leafs, while Pavel Datsyuk scored for the
Red Wings.

The line with 6-foot-5 captain Mats Sundin between the 6-foot-6
Antropov and the 6-foot-4 Alexei Ponikarovsky was formidable.

Jason Allison, playing only his second preseason game after a
sore hip kept him out of others, meshed effectively with Czerkawski
and Darcy Tucker, and O'Neill looked good on a wing with youngsters
Matt Stajan and Alexander Steen.

Eric Lindros, in an unfamiliar fourth-line role, had a strong
game centering Tie Domi and Chad Kilger. In four exhibitions,
Lindros didn't get a point.

O'Neill scored on a power play at 15:48 of the first period. His
shot caromed past goalie Jimmy Howard off the left skate blade of
defenseman Chris Chelios.

O'Neill scored three goals in five preseason appearances. The
29-year-old right-winger scored only 14 goals for Carolina in
2003-2004, and Quinn would love it if he could get back to the
30-goal mark he reached the previous two seasons.

Czerkawski dashed down the right wing and lifted a backhand shot
over a kneeling Howard's catching mitt at 7:41 of the second
period. It was Czerkawski's third goal in seven exhibitions. The
33-year-old Polish right-winger netted 25 for the New York
Islanders in 2003-2004.

Datsyuk made it 2-1 at 17:25 of the second with a quick shot
past Tellqvist, who'd been entertaining the announced Air Canada
Center crowd of 19,159 with acrobatic saves. Datsyuk, a late
arrival at Detroit's camp, was having difficulty adjusting to the
stricter officiating on obstruction. He took three penalties before
scoring.

Howard stopped Sundin on a breakaway before the second break,
but Wozniewski, battling for the last roster spot on the Toronto
blue-line, made it 3-1 with a long shot at 1:47 of the third
period.

On power plays, Detroit was 0-for-7 and Toronto was 1-for-6.