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Datsyuk, Hossa score shootout goals for Detroit in 6-5 win over Chicago

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CHICAGO - Pavel Datsyuk and Marian Hossa scored in a shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.

Chicago's Patrick Kane scored on a 5-on-3 power play with 7:27 left in the third period to tie it at 5 and set up overtime. Jonathan Toews was the lone Chicago player to connect in the shootout.

Datsyuk, Niklas Kronwall and Jiri Hudler scored for Detroit in the first half of the third period to erase a 4-2 Chicago lead and give the Red Wings a 5-4 advantage.

Martin Havlat, Kris Versteeg, Aaron Johnson and Ben Eager also scored in regulation for the Blackhawks in front of a franchise-record, regular-season crowd of 22,690.

Johan Franzen and Hossa also scored for the Red Wings in regulation.

Detroit has won four straight and earned points in its last seven games (6-0-1). Chicago has points in its last six (3-0-3).

Franzen hobbled off the ice with 6:55 left in the second following a collision at centre ice with Chicago's Brent Sopel. Franzen didn't return.

Chicago's Nikolai Khabibulin made 39 saves in starting back-to-back games for the first time this season. Detroit's Ty Conklin stopped 36 shots.

Franzen skated to the net and opened the scoring with a power-play goal 1:30 in. Versteeg's power-play score, on a rebound, tied it at 1 with 3:26 left in the first.

Johnson gave Chicago a 2-1 lead two minutes into the second. His low shot from the right circle trickled between Conklin's pads and into the net.

Hossa's power-play goal at 8:51 of the second tied it at 2. He ripped in a one-time shot from between the circles after taking Niklas Kronwall's feed.

Havlat restored Chicago's lead, 3-2, just over three minutes later. He skated from behind the net and lofted in a backhand shot.

Eager's deflection made it 4-2 with 5:18 left in the second.

Kronwall cut it to 4-3 at 2:07 of the third. Datsyuk tied it just over a minute later, tucking in a feed from Hossa to complete a give-and-go.

With Khabibulin down, Hudler scored into an open net and made it 5-4 at 9:23 of the third after taking Mikael Samuelsson's cross-ice pass.

Notes: Johnson's goal was his second in two games, but only his the ninth of his career in 152 NHL games. ... Detroit D Andreas Lilja returned after missing two games following an appendectomy. ... Chicago D Niklas Hjalmarsson missed his seventh game with bruised ribs. ... The Red Wings and Blackhawks will wear retro-style jerseys when they meet in the NHL Winter Classic at Wrigley Field on New Year's Day. The Blackhawks' jersey is mostly black and based on the team's 1936-37 design. The Red Wings' version is white with red trim and has an Old English script "D" logo. The jerseys were unveiled in between periods Saturday night.

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