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Red Wings top Wild in OT

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DETROIT (AP) -- Andreas Athanasiou scored 1:52 into overtime and lifted the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win Sunday over the reeling Minnesota Wild.
   Jimmy Howard made the game-winning goal possible by making one of his 24 saves.
   Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist got the rebound and made a long pass to set up Athanasiou, who faked out Devan Dubnyk with a move before flipping the puck in the net.
   The Wild have lost eight of nine and are 3-10-1 in March. They still clinched a playoff spot late Saturday night when the Los Angeles Kings lost to the New York Rangers. The Wild extended their postseason streak to five under first-year coach Bruce Boudreau.
   Mike Green and Tomas Tatar also scored for Detroit.
   Dubnyk finished with 16 saves and Eric Staal and Nate Prosser scored for Minnesota.

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