Andrew Copp carries Red Wings past Sharks in OT

Andrew Copp scored 25 seconds into overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 home win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday.Adam Erne and Michael Rasmussen also scored and Ville Husso made 26 saves for Detroit, which earned its second win in three games.Timo Meier and Logan Couture scored, Erik Karlsson had two assists and James Reimer stopped 30 shots for the Sharks, who have lost three in a row (0-2-1) and six of their past seven (1-4-2). Karlsson increased his assist total to 49, tied with the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov for the NHL lead.In overtime, following a faceoff win in the San Jose zone, Rasmussen went toward the net and fired a point-blank shot that was saved by Reimer. However, the chance created a loose puck in the San Jose crease, and Copp took advantage, putting the puck into an open goal to end the game.Detroit opened the scoring at 2:17 of the second period. Dylan Larkin fired a shot from the point that was tipped by Erne, went off of the skate of San Jose defenseman Nick Cicek and then into the net.Larkin collected hi 400th career point on Erne’s sixth goal of the season.

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