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Canucks end Wings' NHL-record home win streak

Feb 24th, 2012 - Sports News

DETROIT (AP) — Daniel Sedin scored his second goal of the game with 15.4 seconds left in regulation and Alex Burrows had the only score in a shootout, lifting the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 victory that snapped the Detroit Red Wings' NHL-record 23-game home winning streak.

Detroit hadn't lost at Joe Louis Arena since Nov. 3 against Calgary.

The NHL-leading Red Wings hold a one-point lead over Vancouver in the Western Conference.

A sold-out crowd stood during the shootout, which started with Roberto Luongo stopping Jiri Hudler's shot and Jimmy Howard going low to smother David Booth's attempt.

Henrik Zetterberg missed the net on Detroit's second attempt and Alexander Edler was denied.

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have signed 37-year-old forward Todd Bertuzzi to a two-year contract worth just more than $4 million.

Detroit announced the move Thursday, hours before hosting Vancouver.

The 6-foot-3, 245-pound forward had 12 goals and 29 points going into the game against one of his former teams. In all, he has 301 career goals and 742 points with the Red Wings, Canucks, New York Islanders, Anaheim, Calgary and Florida.

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