DeKeyser’s OT goal carries Red Wings over Maple Leafs

Defenseman Danny DeKeyser scored at the 2:40 mark of overtime, giving the host Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first game since the All-Star break for both teams on Friday.DeKeyser’s goal was just his second of the season. Andreas Athanasiou slid a pass from the left circle to DeKeyser, who easily beat goaltender Frederik Andersen in front of the net.Athanasiou assisted on all of Detroit’s goals. Gustav Nyquist and Dylan Larkin also scored for the Wings while Jimmy Howard stopped 19 shots.Auston Matthews had a goal and an assist for the Leafs. Partrick Marleau had the other Toronto goal and Andersen made 30 saves.The first period was scoreless despite the Wings holding a 10-5 shots on goal advantage.Nyquist ended the scoring drought at the 8:14 mark of the second period during a wild scramble in the front of the net. Nyquist has 10 goals in 25 career games against Toronto.The Wings’ Anthony Mantha had a breakaway a few minutes later but his shot went wide.Matthews knotted the score with 1:49 remaining in the period. Marleau won a puck battle behind the net and fed it to Matthews, who ripped a shot over the right arm of Howard. Matthews has an eight-game point streak against Detroit.

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