Tatar scores twice as Red Wings defeat Hurricanes
Raleigh - Dec. 8, 2014 - Playing on less than 24 hours rest, the Detroit Red Wings looked like a fresh, rested team.
Having Pavel Datsyuk in the lineup doesn't hurt, either.
Datsyuk scored the first goal of the game, then set up Tomas Tatar twice, leading the Red Wings to a 3-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena on Sunday.
One night after a come-from-behind 3-2 win against the New York Rangers, the Red Wings controlled play on their way to a 3-0 lead.
"It's way easier in back-to-back nights when you control the game versus chase the game," Detroit coach Mike Babcock said. "I think we did that."
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