Kapanen’s OT winner leads Leafs over Wings

Kasperi Kapanen scored his second goal of the game at 1:53 of overtime, and the Toronto Maple Leafs, who tied the game in the final seconds of regulation, defeated the visiting Detroit Red Wings 5-4 Sunday night.Kapanen made a whirling move before sending a backhand shot that skidded between the legs of Detroit goaltender Jonathan Bernier for his 14th goal this season.Frans Nielsen gave the Red Wings a 4-3 lead 12 minutes into the third period, but John Tavares tied the game for Toronto on a tip-in with eight seconds left in regulation time.Tavares and Morgan Rielly each had a goal and an assist for the Maple Leafs, who have won four in a row. Frederik Gauthier also scored a goal.Garret Sparks made 24 saves for Toronto.Filip Hronek, Christoffer Ehn and Michael Rasmussen also scored for the Red Wings. Bernier stopped 19 shots.The Maple Leafs scored 27 seconds into the first period when Kapanen swiped a loose puck into the net.The Red Wings tied the game at 3:45 of the first on an unassisted goal by Hronek, his second of the season.Rasmussen scored his sixth goal on a tip-in of Dylan Larkin’s shot at 19:18 of the first to give the Red Wings a 2-1 lead.

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