Red Wings on a Roll

DETROIT (AP) -- Dan Cleary scored two goals, Dominik Hasek made 15 saves and the Detroit Red Wings won their ninth straight game, 4-1 over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.
Henrik Zetterberg scored his 13th goal of the season with 1:28 left to extend his season-opening points streak to 16 games, the longest in team history. Tomas Holmstrom broke a second-period tie with a power-play goal, and Mikael Samuelsson had two assists.
Rick Nash scored for Columbus, and Pascal Leclaire stopped 32 shots.
Nash tied it at 1 early in the second period on a 5-on-3 power play, scoring his 11th goal of the season off a goal-mouth scramble.
Holmstrom's power-play goal with 6:07 left in the period put the Red Wings ahead for the second time. He stuffed in a loose puck for his ninth goal.
Cleary made it 3-1 8:40 into the third period when he poked in his own rebound for his fourth goal, and Zetterberg continued his team-record 16-game scoring streak to start a season when he put in his 13th goal with 1:28 left.
Cleary gave Detroit a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal with seven minutes left in the first period. He beat Leclaire with a wrist shot from the top of the right circle for his second goal.
Note: Hasek returned after missing five games because of a hip injury. ... Columbus LW Fredrik Modin missed the game because of a back injury. ... The Red Wings wore their usual road white jerseys, while the Blue Jackets were in their usual home blue uniforms. ... Cleary was hit in the face on a clearing attempt by Nash 5:59 into the second period and was helped into the locker room. Cleary returned to start the third period wearing a visor on his helmet.




 
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