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UPDATE: Gustav Nyquist’s power-play goal is difference in 2-1 win

THIRD PERIOD

Red Wings 2, Bruins 1 (0:00): Red Wings outshoot Boston 24-17 to win their opener while dropping the Bruins to 1-1.

Red Wings 2, Bruins 1 (1:46): Big break for the Red Wings. Bruins hit the post on the power play and then Chara goes off for interfering with Howard. Teams will play 4-on-4 for up to 1:12.

Red Wings 2, Bruins 1 (2:34): Bruins go back on the power play when Franzen goes off for elbowing Bergeron. Bruins call timeout.

Red Wings 2, Bruins 1 (4:26): Red Wings haven’t gone into the “prevent” mode by any stretch. They’re still trying to add to the lead. Boston with a 5-3 shots advantage this period.

Red Wings 2, Bruins 1 (18:16): Bruins go on the power play when Smith gets called for slashing. Third PP for Boston.

Red Wings 2, Bruins 1 (19:59): Red Wings have outhit the Bruins 17-8 through two periods, have seven scoring chances to Boston’s four and have won 24 faceoffs to Bruins’ 17.

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