Detroit sports glance: Tatar’s OT goal leads Red Wings over Ottawa Senators, snaps Detroit’s two-game skid

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Red Wings 4, Senators 3 (OT)-Tomas Tatar’s game-winning overtime goal with 2:56 remaining paced the Red Wings over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night.

LSJ Logo incertThe Senators forced overtime by scoring two third period goals, one from rookie defensemen Chris Wideman 3:13 into the period, and the other from forward Bobby Ryan with less than three minutes left.

Dylan Larkin, Gustav Nyquist and Riley Sheahan each scored a goal for the Red Wings during regulation.

Detroit’s goaltender Jimmy Howard picked up the win, stopping 22 of 25 shots.Eye on the D

The Red Wings are now 9-8-1 on the season, good for 19 points and a third place tie in the Atlantic Division.

Detroit will host the Washington Capitals on Wednesday.

Record: 9-8-1   19 pts

Tied for 3rd Place in Atlantic Division (11 pts behind Montreal)

Tied for 8th Place in Eastern Conference (11 pts behind Montreal and New York Rangers)

Tied with Florida and Tampa Bay for the last playoff spot

Magic # to clinch 25th straight playoff berth: 131 pts

Magic # to clinch Atlantic Division title: 138 pts

Magic # to clinch Eastern Conference: 140 pts

Next Game: 11/18/2015 vs Washington Capitals 8:00 p.m. @ Joe Louis Arena

Stats: Goals- Dylan Larkin (5), Gustav Nyquist (7), Riley Sheahan (3), Tomas Tatar (5). Assists- Justin Abdelkader (4), Danny DeKeyser (3), Luke Glendening (2), Mike Green 2 (6), Nyquist (5). Goaltender- Jimmy Howard W (4-4-1) 22 saves on 25 shots.

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