|DAL||1||2||0||(0 - 0)||3|
|DET||1||1||3||(0 - 0)||5|
DETROIT (AP) -The Detroit Red Wings got back into the postseason and tied an NHL record.
It was the fifth straight win for the NHL-leading Red Wings, who reached 100 points for a league-record tying eighth straight season. Montreal had 100-point seasons from 1975-82.
"I think you should give our organization a lot of credit for what we've been able to do," captain Nicklas Lidstrom said. "Especially with the new salary system where everybody is on an equal playing field."
Dallas led 3-1 after Morrow's power-play goal with 6:18 left in the second period. It was his 27th of the season.
Then Datsyuk took over. He brought the Red Wings back within one with his 27th, knocking in his own rebound with 3:43 left in the second period.
"A two-goal lead isn't safe," Morrow said. "Anytime we get any hesitation in our game, it's tough to win, especially against Detroit."
Datsyuk tied it at 3 just 36 seconds into the third period when he beat Turco with a slap shot from the inside edge of the right circle.
Samuelsson was credited with the winning goal just 25 seconds later when defenseman Stephane Robidas accidentally knocked in the rebound of Samuelsson's shot.
"The first goal was a bad goal and the second, we didn't check very well," Stars coach Dave Tippett said. "Once you give up two quick goals to start a period, it's hard to get the momentum back."
Datsyuk stretched his point streak to eight games. He has seven goals and four assists in that span.
"In the third period, we tried to put (the puck) behind defensemen and play more in the offensive zone," Datsyuk said, "and try to shoot more and be in traffic."
He got rave reviews from Red Wings coach Mike Babcock.
"I thought he was fantastic," Babcock said.
Filppula scored into an empty net with 5 seconds left for his 19th goal.
Lehtinen broke a 1-1 tie 44 seconds into the middle period when he fought off Detroit defenseman Brett Lebda in front of the net to tip in a pass from Lundqvist and score his 13th goal.
Daley opened the scoring just 1:08 in when he beat Osgood with a screened wrist shot from the point.
Franzen tied it with a power-play goal at 7:46 of the first period, tipping Lidstrom's shot from the point out of the air. It was Franzen's 18th goal and sixth in five games. He also has two assists in that span.
Notes: Detroit G Dominik Hasek missed the game because of a sore back. ... Dallas D Matt Niskanen returned after missing a game with a sore foot. ... Red Wings C Kris Draper didn't play because of a groin injury. ... Detroit RW Tomas Holmstrom missed the game because of an abdominal injury. ... Red Wings C Darren Helm made his NHL debut.
|Trevor Daley (4) Snap shot - ASST: Joel Lundqvist (8), Mattias Norstrom (9)|
1 - 0 DAL
|PPG - Johan Franzen (18) Tip-in - ASST: Nicklas Lidstrom (53), Pavel Datsyuk (55)|
1 - 1 Tie
|Jere Lehtinen (13) Tip-in - ASST: Joel Lundqvist (9), Loui Eriksson (15)|
2 - 1 DAL
|PPG - Brenden Morrow (27) Tip-in - ASST: Stephane Robidas (14), Mike Ribeiro (49)|
3 - 1 DAL
|Pavel Datsyuk (27) Snap shot - ASST: Jiri Hudler (27), Valtteri Filppula (16)|
3 - 2 DAL
|Pavel Datsyuk (28) Slapshot - ASST: Valtteri Filppula (17), Brian Rafalski (37)|
3 - 3 Tie
|Mikael Samuelsson (11) Backhand shot - ASST: Johan Franzen (8), Brad Stuart (17)|
4 - 3 DET
|EN - Valtteri Filppula (19) Snap shot - ASST: Henrik Zetterberg (42), Nicklas Lidstrom (54)|
5 - 3 DET
|Jere Lehtinen Tripping against Dallas Drake|
|Antti Miettinen Slashing against Valtteri Filppula|
|Krys Barch Tripping against Henrik Zetterberg|
|Brian Rafalski Hooking against Mike Ribeiro|
|Mattias Norstrom Hooking against Mikael Samuelsson|
|Tomas Kopecky Interference on goalkeeper against Marty Turco|
|Brenden Morrow Roughing against Johan Franzen|
|Johan Franzen Roughing against Brenden Morrow|
|Loui Eriksson Holding against Brett Lebda|
|Mike Modano Hi-sticking against Henrik Zetterberg|
|Mike Ribeiro Misconduct (10 min)|