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Johan Franzen's OT goal lifts Red Wings past Coyotes 3-2

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Detroit Red Wings goalie Ty Conklin, left, and defenseman Brian Rafalski, right, defend a shot from Phoenix Coyotes right wing Mikkel Boedker, of Denmark, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 10, 2009, in Detroit. (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Tony Ding) Author: The Hockey News

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Johan Franzen's OT goal lifts Red Wings past Coyotes 3-2

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DETROIT - Johan Franzen's goal 3:35 into overtime gave the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday night.

Franzen skated across the high slot and beat Ilya Bryzgalov for his 27th goal.

Valtteri Filppula had a goal and an assist, and Brian Rafalski also scored for the Red Wings. Franzen added an assist on Filppula's goal, and Ty Conklin made 23 saves.

Martin Hanzal and Shane Doan scored for Phoenix, which has lost six of seven. Bryzgalov stopped 40 shots.

Doan's power-play goal with 8:09 left made it 2-2. His 25th goal came on a screened wrist shot from the point.

Rafalski broke a 1-1 tie with a power-play goal with 9:23 left. He scored his ninth goal when his wrist shot from the left circle trickled through Bryzgalov's pads.

Filppula opened the scoring on the game's first shot just 1:18 in. He beat Bryzgalov from the bottom of the left circle for his ninth goal.

Hanzal tied it with 3:47 left in the first period when he brought the puck out of the corner untouched and jammed it past Conklin for his 10th goal.

Notes: Detroit RW Tomas Holmstrom returned after missing 18 games because of a sports hernia. ... Red Wings RW Marian Hossa didn't play because of a sore back and knee. ... Coyotes captain Doan played in his 950th game. He is tied with Thomas Steen for second place in Winnipeg Jets-Phoenix Coyotes franchise history.

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