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Red Wings defeat Penguins in preseason game

Score two second-period goals to break tie

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Frk scores off nice setup

DET@PIT: Frk finishes nifty passing play

Tyler Bertuzzi and Riley Sheahan set up Martin Frk, who corrals the puck and puts it in on a power play to give the Red Wings a 3-2 lead

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Martin Frk and Brendan Smith scored second-period goals to help the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-2 preseason win against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday.

After Carter Rowney and Kris Letang scored for Pittsburgh to tie the game 2-2, Frk scored a power-play goal at 15:11, 1:10 after Letang's shorthanded goal, and Smith scored at 17:24. 

Gustav Nyquist and Tyler Bertuzzi gave Detroit a 2-0 lead in the first period. Steve Ott scored with 17 seconds left in the third. 

Penguins forward Phil Kessel played 21:13, had four shots on goal and was minus-2 in his first preseason game since having surgery on his hand during the offseason. Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed four goals on 29 shots. 

Jared Coreau made 30 saves for Detroit.

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