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Red Wings lead Penguins 1-0 after second period of Stanley Cup Game 1

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DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings lead the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0 going into the second intermission of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final Saturday night.

After a giveaway in the nuetral zone, Mikael Samuelsson put the Red Wings up with a wraparound goal, sweeping around the net and beating Penguins goalie Marc Andre-Fluery at 13:01 of the second period unassisted.

It was Samuelsson's second goal of the playoffs.

Detroit has outshot the Penguins 27-16 through two periods.

Pittsburgh's best chance came seven minutes in when Pens winger Pascal Dupuis had a chance on a partial breakaway, but Wings goalie Chris Osgood closed the door to preserve the tie.

In the first period, Detroit captain Nicklas Lidstrom thought he opened the scoring when a giveaway by Jordan Staal led to Lidstrom going top corner to beat Fluery.

But the goal was quickly waived off after referees called a goalie interference penalty on Tomas Holmstrom.

On the ensuing power play Osgood was spectacular, stopping a close chance by Pens forward Marian Hossa.

Osgood was solid throughout the first frame, as the Penguins outshot Detroit 12-8 with four power-play opportunities.

The Penguins are 0-for-4 on the power play.

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