DETROIT – Blues left wing; David Perron made the highlight of scoring a goal a little over a minute during overtime resulting in an eight-streak loss for Detroit Red Wings with a score of 5 against 4 on Sunday.
Perron beat Red Wing goalie
Detroit Red Wing goaltender, Jonathan Bernie wasn’t able to save the puck against David Perrons scoring a goal with a wrist shot. Perron was also able the score with three assists during the game. Perron in an interview at the end of the game explained how they had done it. He attributed the glory to the timely substitution and fresh energy it imposed. According to Perron, he was not able to score a goal against Bernie since they were juniors making that goal even better for him.
O’Reilly scores two goals and assist
St. Louis Blues, Ryan O’Reilly was able to score two goals as well as two assists during the game. O’Reilly’s brilliant display and power play allowed his team to savage a 4-4 draw against their opponents who had been ahead of them beforehand. According to O’Reilly, getting off with a good start is what they were focused on, but was not able to handle the adjustments from Red Wing. He had gone on to state that their performance would only bring tougher opposition and as such they must always maintain top play in their upcoming matches. Brayden Schenn also contributed to the victory with a goal and an assist, giving St. Louis the lead of 1 against 0 during the first couple minutes of the first period with an incredible play with O’Reilly Schenn was able to tap the puck against an open net. Goalie Jordan Binnington was able to save 29 times for St. Louis during the game.
St. Louis Blues Power Play
Red Wings, Filip Hronek ended Detroit’s zero streak with a score of 2 against 1 by scoring a goal with a power-play ten minutes into the second period. However, O’Reilly gave the Blues the lead with a score of 3 against 1 just a minute after Hronek made a goal. O’Reilly was able to tap the puck into the net with a shot that went over the right side of the goalie. O’Reilly, who made the assist on that play commented that he and his team had really good chemistry, and even thought all of the goals during the game came from that chemistry.
“He trusts me enough to know I’m going to put the puck in a spot where he won’t get clobbered,” O’Reilly said.
Sanford’s first goal of the season
St. Louis Blues left wing player; Zach Sanford achieved his first goal of the season by scoring a goal seven minutes into the game by deflecting a shot from Red Wing’s Alexander Steen. Red Wings, Dylan Larkin brought the score to 3 against 2, scoring a goal just a little over a minute during the third period with a shot the went through Bonington’s glove. Valtteri Filppula tied the game at 3 against 3 six minutes during the third period by passing the puck against Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo’s skate. Left wing, Tyler Bertuzzi gave Detroit the lead with a score of 4 against 3 just 12 minutes into the third period.
“I thought that stretch of the third period was the best we’ve played all year,” Tyler Bertuzzi said. “Everyone was playing with so much emotion and it was finally showing up on the score sheet.”
Detroit taking too many penalties
Just a little over fifteen minutes into the third period, Detroit received a penalty for having too many men playing on the ice.”That’s a joke,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. According to Blashill, there is no that they would let a penalty like that happen in that situation. They were not supposed to end up with two players after the change. Blashill took responsibility for the penalty
“We had a bad change and we never recovered from it. It was just chaos to the point that we ran into our goalie.” Blashill said.
This is Detroit’s third losing streak in a span of at least eight games during the past three seasons.