Originally written on The Detroit Sports Site  |  Last updated 2/19/13

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 02: Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings shoot the puck past Zbynek Michalek #4 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the third period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on January 2, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Red Wings defeated the Coyotes 4-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Pavel Datsyuk played a tremendous game for the beaten-up Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night, and his jaw-dropping effort on a goal in the third period helped Detroit salvage a point out of what became a 4-3 overtime loss. The Wings entered the third down 2-1 but carried the play for much of the frame. Jordin Tootoo tied the game at the 11:33 mark, only for Nashville’s Roman Josi to reestablish his team’s lead 1:21 later. Datsyuk, though, needed just 36 seconds after that to draw the Wings even again. After picking up a loose puck in Detroit’s end, Datsyuk shot up ice, then split three Nashville players before beating Pekka Rinne stick side.
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