Pulkkinen scores in OT to lift Red Wings past Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Teemu Pulkkinen scored with 18.8 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. 
 
   Pavel Datsyuk, Luke Glendening and Dylan Larkin also scored and Jimmy Howard made 30 saves for the Red Wings. Detroit has won three of its last four, including a 3-2 win at home over Los Angeles on Friday night.
 
   Kyle Brodziak, Jori Lehtera and Vladimir Tarasenko scored for St. Louis, while Jake Allen made 28 saves. The Blues have lost four of six.
 
   The Red Wings scored first, midway through the first period, after Datsyuk beat Allen for his first of the season after a pass from Brad Richards behind the net.
 
   The goal gave Datsyuk 76 points (26 goals, 50 assists) in 66 career games against St. Louis. 
 
   The Blues tied it with 6:50 left in the first period on Brodziak's top-shelf wrister to the glove side after getting behind the defense with an up-ice pass from Kevin Shattenkirk. 
 
   Then the Blues took the lead with 5:10 remaining in the first on Lehtera's redirection of a Jay Bouwmeester shot toward the net.
 
   Detroit tied it with Glendening's first goal of the season with 1:29 remaining in the first, assisted by Darren Helm and Brendan Smith. 
 
   Larkin redirected a long shot from Henrik Zetterberg midway through the second period for his eighth of the season and a 3-2 lead. 
 
   It was the fourth goal in four games for the 19-year-old, who became the first teenager to score in four straight games for Red Wings since Steve Yzerman in 1984-85, according to information provided by the team from the Elias Sports Bureau.
 
   Tarasenko tied the score with his 13th of the season with just 2:10 remaining in the third period, assisted by Shattenkirk.
 
   The Red Wings went on the power play with 1:56 remaining in overtime after Colton Parayko was called for interference. Pulkkinen took advantage with a goal during the 4-on-3 session after the Blues failed to clear the puck from the defensive zone.
 
   NOTES: St. Louis F Alexander Steen played in his 700th career game. ... Blues D Colton Parayko returned after missing two games with a lower-body injury. ... The Red Wings waived F Landon Ferraro on Saturday. He missed the past seven games with a knee injury. ... The Blues reassigned F Jeremy Welsh to the Chicago Wolves of the AHL on Saturday.
 
 
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