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Legwand, Red Wings top Lightning 3-2

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 30, 2014 at 7:59 pm •  Published: March 30, 2014
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"Leggy (Legwand) made a real nice play up the middle and I just tried to get good body position on the D-man there to get an opportunity to score," Nyquist said. "Made that last move to my backhand and noticed that the goalie was out of the net. I lost the puck a little bit and it went behind the goal line there. I was hoping the goalie was still out of the net on the other side so I just tried to spin and get it on net as fast as possible. Nice to see it go in."

Nyquist has 11 goals and two assists during his streak, and 22 goals in his last 27 games.

Andersson tied the game at 1 with 8:52 left in the first period when he put in a rebound for his eighth goal. It was his first goal in 20 games.

Filppula gave Tampa Bay a 1-0 lead 8:40 into the game on the Lightning's second shot. He beat Gustavsson from the high slot on a wrist shot for his 25th goal. He stretched his point streak to 12 games (five goals and 11 assists).

Tampa Bay didn't get its first shot until 8:17 into the game.

NOTES: The crowd chanted "You got Kronwalled" after Detroit D Niklas Kronwall's hit on Tampa Bay RW Ryan Callahan late in the first period. . Detroit LW Justin Abdelkader returned after missing seven games with a leg laceration. . Tampa Bay vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman spent his entire Hall of Fame playing career with Detroit. . Red Wings' RW Todd Bertuzzi was a healthy scratch. . Filppula spent eight seasons with the Red Wings before signing a free agent contract with Tampa Bay last July. . Detroit LW Drew Miller played 14 games with the Lightning in 2009-10, before being put on waivers and picked up by the Red Wings. . Tampa Bay assistant general manager Pat Verbeek and assistant coach Steve Thomas both played with Detroit during their careers.