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November 27, 2002 - Red Wings Edge Devils 3-2 in OT
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Red Wings Edge Devils 3-2 in OT

Wed Nov 27,10:46 PM ET


DETROIT (AP) - Kris Draper scored 1:55 into overtime, just over a minute after New Jersey had a goal disallowed, to lift the Red Wings to a 3-2 victory over the Devils on Wednesday night.

The defending Stanley Cup champions broke a three-game winless streak, as New failed to win for the third straight game.

Draper, in front of the net, picked up a bouncing puck that got away from New Jersey goaltender Martin Brodeur and flipped a high shot in.

It appeared that John Madden gave New Jersey a victory 28 seconds into overtime, but a pass was directed into the net by Madden's skate and was waved off after officials looked at a video replay.

New Jersey and Detroit traded power-play goals in the second period, and the teams were tied at 2 heading into the third.

Jeff Friesen gave the Devils a 2-1 lead at 1:58 of the second when he beat Curtis Joseph high on the stick side with a wrist shot from the inside edge of the left circle during a power play.

But Brett Hull tied it during a power play with 6:17 left when his one-timed slap shot from the top of the left circle beat Brodeur high on the short side.

Detroit rookie defenseman Dmitri Bykov gave the Red Wings a 1-0 lead with his first NHL goal at 8:59 of the opening period when his slap shot from the top of the left circle, off a faceoff, beat Brodeur.

But New Jersey tied it 53 seconds later when Turner Stevenson put a rebound past Joseph.

Notes@: Detroit sent C Jason Williams to Grand Rapids of the AHL. ... New Jersey RW Jamie Langenbrunner missed his fourth game in a row because of a viral infection. ... Hull extended his point streak to seven games.