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3/10/16 Jets vs. Red Wings

game recap

Abdelkader's late goal lifts Red Wings past Jets

Detroit ends losing streak by scoring three in row

by Paul Harris / NHL.com Correspondent

Abdelkader's go-ahead goal

WPG@DET: Abdelkader roofs shot for 3-2 lead

3/10/16: Justin Abdelkader receives a pass and puts it top shelf, giving the Red Wings a late 3-2 lead

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DETROIT -- Justin Abdelkader scored with 4:36 remaining in the third period to give the Detroit Red Wings a come-from-behind, 3-2 win against the Winnipeg Jets at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday.

Abdelkader had an assist, and Dylan Larkin and Jonathan Ericsson scored for Detroit (33-23-11), which trailed 2-0 in the second period but ended a three-game losing streak. Petr Mrazek made 23 saves.

"I thought our guys showed unbelievable compete level, I thought our compete level was awesome," Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. "I actually thought we started the game good. ... That's not an easy challenge, but I thought our guys came out and played great the rest of the game. We talked about it being a 60-minute game, and in the end we hung in there enough to win."

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Red Wings shake up lines for game against Jets

Athanasiou moved into top-six role with Datsyuk

by Paul Harris / NHL.com Correspondent

JETS (27-34-5) at RED WINGS (32-23-11)

TV: 7:30 p.m. ET; NHLN, TSN3, FS-D

DETROIT - Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill shook up his lines in advance of the game against the Winnipeg Jets at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday.

Rookie Andreas Athanasiou, a natural center, was shifted to right wing to play alongside center Pavel Datsyuk and left wing Tomas Tatar.

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