Chris Osgood became the tenth goaltender in NHL history to win 400 career games Monday night, leading the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-3 overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Osgood needed to make 46 saves on 49 shots to get the win, a season-high. He was supported by four power play goals.
Niklas Kronwall scored the overtime game-winner with 1:18 remaining in the extra period, one-timing a shot from the top of the left faceoff circle past Colorado netminder Peter Budaj off a feed from Henrik Zetterberg.
Jiri Hudler notched his second goal of the season 2:06 later to tie it up. Thirty seconds into Detroit's first power play, Hudler snapped a shot from the right faceoff dot past Budaj after his initial attempt was blocked.
TJ Galiardi scored a soft goal from the top of the left circle just 46 seconds later to restore the Colorado lead.
With 7:28 left in the first, Johan Franzen snapped a shot from the inside of the left circle past Budaj to tie the game. The goal came just eight seconds into Detroit's second power play.
The seconds period was a scoreless affair in which Osgood stopped 23 shots while Budaj needed to make only nine saves.
Nicklas Lidstrom gave the Red Wings a late lead, scoring on the team's fifth power play of the night with 5:23 remaining in regulation. He beat Budaj with a snap shot from the high slot.
The Avalanche forced overtime with 2:36 remaining, as Duchene put home a rebound chance on Colorado's seventh power play attempt.
The Avs finished the night one-for-seven with the man advantage, including 1:08 of five-on-three in the first period. Detroit went four-for-six with the extra attacker.
Budaj made 26 saves on 30 shots against.
The Red Wings are back in action when they visit the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.
Credit: Clark Rasmussen
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