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Red Wings defeat Maple Leafs in shootout

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Lorito's shootout winner

DET@TOR: Lorito goes top shelf for SO winner

Matt Lorito swings wide and uses some quick moves to bury a top-shelf wrister, winning the game for the Red Wings in the shootout

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Matt Lorito scored in the third period and in the shootout for the Detroit Red Wings in a 3-2 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Ricoh Coliseum.

Parenteau and Lorito scored on Toronto goalie Curtis McElhinney. Eric Fehr scored on Detroit goalie Jared Coureau.

Toronto outshot Detroit 7-0 in overtime, after Travis Dermott scored for the Maple Leafs with 1:06 left to tie the game 1-1. Lorito scored with 2:51 remaining to give the Red Wings a 2-1 lead.

Fehr gave Toronto a 1-0 lead 8:31 into the first period. Detroit tied it 1-1 with 31 seconds remaining in the second period on a goal by Michael Rasmussen, his fourth of the preseason.

Detroit finished the preseason 3-4-1 and opens the regular season Oct. 5 against the Minnesota Wild in the first regular-season NHL game played at Little Caesars Arena.

Toronto finished the preseason 5-2-1 and opens the regular season Oct. 4 at the Winnipeg Jets.

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