2/12/16: Avalanche forward Blake Comeau wrists one past Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek to win the game in a shootout
DETROIT -- Blake Comeau scored in regulation and got the deciding goal in the fourth round of the shootout to give the Colorado Avalanche a 3-2 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on Friday.
Nathan MacKinnon scored in the third round of the tiebreaker for Colorado after Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk beat Semyon Varlamov in the second round. Varlamov stopped Gustav Nyquist's wrist shot to begin the fourth round before Comeau beat Detroit goaltender Petr Mrazek for the win.
Green back for Red Wings; Avalanche start Varlamov
Detroit, Colorado face off in prelude to Stadium Series game
/ NHL.com Correspondent
AVALANCHE (28-25-4) at RED WINGS (28-18-8)
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DETROIT -- Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green returns to the lineup Friday against the Colorado Avalanche after missing two games with a sore groin.
"Just kind of seized up," said Green, who last played Feb. 6 against the New York Islanders. "It was one of those things where you finish and you go home and wake up in the morning and just sort of locked up and sore.