Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/22/13
DETROIT -- Kari Lehtonen came within less than four seconds of a shutout, making 39 saves, and Michael Ryder scored both goals in the Dallas Stars' 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday night. Rookie Damien Brunner ruined Lehtonen's shutout attempt by scoring his first NHL goal, with 3.4 seconds left. It came off a goal-mouth scramble. Cody Eakin assisted on both goals for Dallas (2-1-0).Jimmy Howard stopped 30 shots for the Red Wings (1-2-1).Ryder, who has four goals in his last three games against Detroit, opened the scoring 5:41 into the game with his first goal. Ryder's wrist shot from the top of the right circle deflected off the stick of Detroit defenseman Kyle Quincey and beat Howard high on the far (stick) side. Howard made several outstanding saves in the second period to keep the Stars lead at 1-0. He stopped Tom Wandell, who was alone, just off the crease with 6:33 left in the middle period and Howard knocked away Trevor Daley's one-timer from the slot on a shorthanded two-on-one Stars rush with 4:15 remaining in the middle period. Lehtonen robbed Brunner 39 seconds into the third period with a glove save on a rebound shot from the bottom of the right circle. Ryder's second goal came 5:34 into the third period on a one-time shot from the bottom of the left circle. Detroit was 0-for-4 on the power play to run its season mark to 0-for-15. NOTES: Detroit's Tomas Holmstrom officially announced his retirement during a press conference before Tuesday night's game at Joe Louis Arena. He played 15 seasons, helping the Red Wings win four Stanley Cups. He also won an Olympic gold medal for Sweden (2006) and is one of only six players to play in 1,000 games with the Red Wings. ... Because of a spate of early injuries on the blue line, Detroit signed veteran defenseman Kent Huskins to a one-year, one-way contract worth $750,000. Jonathan Ericsson injured his hip in the season opener in St. Louis on Saturday night and Carlo Colaiacovo suffered a shoulder injury on Monday night in Columbus. Huskins was in the lineup on Tuesday night. ... Also out of the lineup on Tuesday for the Red Wings were forwards Todd Bertuzzi (flu), Darren Helm (back) and Mikael Samuelsson (groin) and goalie Jonas Gustavsson (groin). Detroit also recalled C Gustav Nyquist from its AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids.
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