Suter, Bertuzzi propel Red Wings past Golden Knights


DETROIT — Pius Suter had a goal and an assist for the Detroit Red Wings in a 5-2 win against the Vegas Golden Knights at Little Caesars Arena on Sunday.

Tyler Bertuzzi scored an empty-net goal and had an assist, and Thomas Greiss made 38 saves for the Red Wings (6-5-2), who went 2-for-4 on the power play in the start of a four-game homestand.

Nicolas Roy had a goal and an assist for the Golden Knights (6-6-0). Laurent Brossoit made 25 saves.

Roy gave Vegas a 1-0 lead at 3:48 of the first period after Detroit forward Dylan Larkin broke his stick.

The Red Wings scored twice on the power play to take a 2-1 lead. 

Lucas Raymond one-timed a pass from Bertuzzi to tie it 1-1 at 8:17 of the first, and Robby Fabbri scored at 10:13 to put Detroit in front.

Suter extended the lead to 3-1 with a wrist shot from the left face-off dot at 18:28.

Vladislav Namestnikov gave the Red Wings a 4-1 lead at 11:39 of the second period, banking the puck in off Brossoit’s back.

Jonathan Marchessault made it 4-2 at 4:25 of the third with a shot from the slot.

Bertuzzi scored an empty-net goal with 11 seconds left for the 5-2 final.

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