DETROIT (AP) - James Neal scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins pulled out a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings after blowing a four-goal lead on Monday night.
Just hours after Penguins forward Matt Cooke was suspended by the NHL for the rest of the regular season and the first round of the playoffs for an elbow to the head of New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh, Pascal Dupuis had two goals and an assist to help Pittsburgh build its big lead.
Tyler Kennedy put Pittsburgh ahead 4-0 at 13:16 of the second period, ending goalie Jimmy Howard's night. Joey MacDonald stopped all 10 shots he faced before the shootout.
Brent Johnson stopped 37 shots for the Penguins.
Henrik Zetterberg started Detroit's comeback with 2:19 left in the second, Valtteri Filppula had a goal early in the third, and Danny Cleary and Mike Modano scored 2:21 apart midway through the period to make it 4-4.