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Published: Wednesday, 2/29/2012

Wings end 3-game slide with win over Jackets

Zetterberg nets game winner

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Detroit Red Wings' Jan Mursak, left, of Slovenia celebrates with teammate Cory Emmerton after Mursak's goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third period on Tuesday. Detroit Red Wings' Jan Mursak, left, of Slovenia celebrates with teammate Cory Emmerton after Mursak's goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third period on Tuesday.
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COLUMBUS -- Henrik Zetterberg scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist, and Joey MacDonald had 28 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings end a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.

Johan Franzen had a goal and two assists, Niklas Kronwall and Valtteri Filppula both added a goal and assist, and Jan Mursak also scored for the Red Wings, who are 26-3-2 at home but only 16-16-1 on the road.

MacDonald (7-1-1) made a big stop on Ryan Russell's short-handed breakaway to keep the Red Wings in a 2-2 tie in the third period.

Blue Jackets captain Rick Nash, who was on the block but wasn't traded before Monday's NHL deadline, and Derek MacKenzie scored for Columbus.



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