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Blue Jackets hang on to defeat Red Wings

Korpisalo makes 18 saves in third period to fend off Detroit rally

by Craig Merz / Correspondent

COLUMBUS -- The Detroit Red Wings entered their game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday eyeing two crucial points in the race for a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

By the final minute of a frantic third period at Nationwide Arena, they were hoping for at least a point.

Despite a valiant effort, the Red Wings did not get it, losing 5-3 to the Blue Jackets.

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Datsyuk likely to return for Red Wings

Missed previous game with illness; Saad out for Columbus

by Craig Merz / Correspondent

RED WINGS (32-22-11) at BLUE JACKETS (27-31-8)

TV: 7 p.m. ET; FS-D, FS-O, NHL.TV

COLUMBUS -- Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk could return against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday at Nationwide Arena. 

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