Alfredsson helps Detroit snap home skid with OT winner against Flames

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Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Daniel Alfredsson scored his second goal 63 seconds into overtime as the Detroit Red Wings edged the Calgary Flames, 3-2, at Joe Louis Arena.

The Red Wings got a power play when Calgary defenseman TJ Brodie was whistled for hooking with 42 seconds left in regulation. On the ensuing power play, Pavel Datsyuk fed Alfredsson for a one-timer in the slot.

Jonas Gustavsson made 20 saves for the Red Wings, who snapped a six-game winless streak (0-4-2) and avoided a sixth consecutive loss at home.

Mikael Backlund and Mark Giordano both scored for Calgary, which fell to 1-1-2 on its five-game road trip. Karri Ramo stopped 35 shots in defeat.

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