Final SO

Series (Game 2 of 2)

Series tied 1-1

Game 1: Monday, September 24th
Red Wings3Final
Lightning4
Game 2: Thursday, September 27th
Lightning2Final
SO
Red Wings3

Lightning 2

(2-1-1, 5 pts)

Red Wings 3

(5-2-0, 10 pts)

7:30 PM ET, September 27, 2007

Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan

1 2 3 SO T
TB 0 2 0 02
DET 1 1 0 13

Top Skaters

Red Wings 3, Lightning 2, SO

Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- Igor Grigorenko and Tomas Kopecky scored shootout goals to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.

Jan Hlavac scored the lone goal for Tampa Bay in the shootout.

Mattias Ritola, and Valtteri Filppula had Detroit's goals in regulation, and Chris Osgood made 19 saves for the Red Wings.

Matt Smaby, and Michel Ouellet scored for the Lightning, and Johan Holmqvist stopped 27 shots.

Smaby scored 2:58 into the second period to tie the game 1-1. Filppula's power-play marker 5:28 into the second period restored Detroit's one-goal lead.

Ouellet re-tied the score 2-2 with 1:16 left in the second.

Ritola's power-play goal opened the scoring 5:05 into the game, when he put in a rebound. He was cut under the right eye by a puck with a little under nine minutes left in the first period and did not return.

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