TORONTO _ Dylan Larkin scored a 2:48 of overtime as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 in overtime on Thursday despite blowing a three-goal lead in the third period.
Larkin moved in on a breakaway after taking a pass over the top from Gustav Nyquist, who had a goal and two assists, and beat Garret Sparks between the pads to snap the Leafs’ five-game winning streak.
Mike Green, with a goal and an assist, Jonathan Ericsson and Luke Glendening also scored for Detroit (13-12-4). Former Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier stopped 27 shots for the Wings. Larkin also had an assist.
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Andreas Johnsson and Kasperi Kapanen, with a goal and an assist each, John Tavares and Zach Hyman scored for Toronto (20-8-1). Jake Gardiner added two assists.
Garret Sparks made 27 saves …read more