Originally posted on The Detroit Sports Site  |  Last updated 1/26/13

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - OCTOBER 02: Todd Bertuzzi of Detroit Red Wings looks during the 2009 Compuware NHL Premiere Stockholm match between Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues at the Ericsson Globe on October 2, 2009 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
The banged-up Detroit Red Wings received the help of some reinforcements on Friday night, as Todd Bertuzzi, Darren Helm and Jakub Kindl all made their 2013 regular-season debuts. And Bertuzzi wasted no time making an impact, popping home two goals in Detroit’s 5-3 win over the Minnesota Wild. Bertuzzi’s first goal of the night came just 55 seconds into the second period — and a mere 42 ticks after rookie Damien Brunner put the Red Wings out front with a power-play goal. A bouncing puck in front of the net ricocheted off Bertuzzi’s leg and past Minnesota goalie Josh Harding to give Detroit a 2-0 lead: Bertuzzi later added his second of the game when Pavel Datsyuk dropped a beautiful saucer pass right onto his tape. Bertuzzi one-timed the puck home to put Detroit ahead 5-2: Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg also scored for the Wings, who improved to 2-2-0 on the season.
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