Originally written on Detroit4lyfe  |  Last updated 11/25/11

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 22: (L-R) Tomas Holmstrom #96, Niklas Kronwall #55, Henrik Zetterberg #40, Chris Osgood #30, Nicklas Lidstrom #5 and Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings stand attended for the National Anthem during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 22, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Since today was the first time that the Red Wings have been in a shootout all season, Wings fans have been highly deprived of the unadulterated nastiness that Pavel Datsyuk brings to opposing goaltenders. Today's move was fairly tame, but he got the job done.

And since you can't have one without the other, here's Bertuzzi's game winner (which is sweeter than Datsyuk's anyway).

It was nice to see the Wings finally step up and beat one of the better teams in the NHL in their own building, even if they still can't beat San Jose.

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