DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings' three best players combined on a spectacular late goal to bring them within one victory of another record.
Pavel Datsyuk scored with 5 seconds left to give the Red Wings' their 22nd consecutive home victory, 2-1 over the Nashville Predators on Friday night.
Three nights after breaking the NHL single-season record for consecutive home victories, the NHL-leading Red Wings tied Boston's multiple-season mark. The Bruins closed the 1929-30 season with 20 victories at home and won their first two the following season.
Detroit can break the record Sunday against San Jose.
After taking a pass from Henrik Zetterberg, Datsyuk beat Pekka Rinne with a high wrist shot from the slot after making a move to elude defenseman Ryan Suter. It was Datsyuk's 16th goal.
The play developed after a faceoff in the Nashville zone with 15 seconds left.
"Z (Zetterberg) made a great pass. I jump on the side," Datsyuk said. "I prefer to s...