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DETROIT (AP) - Brandon Yip's goal in the sixth round of the shootout gave the Colorado Avalanche a 5-4 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.
Johan Franzen had two goals, and Pavel Datsyuk and Patrick Eaves also scored for Detroit. Todd Bertuzzi and Nicklas Lidstrom had two assists, and Jimmy Howard made 34 saves.
Jones' second goal of the game, on a backhanded shot from the slot, tied the game with 8:36 left in the third.
Eaves' short-handed goal 7:52 into the third period gave the Red Wings a 4-3 lead. He completed a 2-on-1 by converting Darren Helm's pass after John-Michael Liles couldn't hold the puck in at the Red Wings' blue line. It was Eaves first goal of the season.
Winnik tied the game at 3-3 with his first goal as a member of the Avalanche, scored 4:43 into the third period when he beat Howard from the bottom of the right circle.
O'Reilly's goal with 49 seconds left in the second cut the Avalanche's deficit to 3-2. His slap shot from the left circle beat Howard after the Red Wings' Ruslan Salei and Jiri Hudler couldn't control the puck at the Colorado blue line.
Second-period goals by Datsyuk and Franzen gave Detroit a 3-1 lead.
Datsyuk's 200th NHL goal, which came on the power play 2:50 into the second, made it 2-1. He tipped in Henrik Zetterberg's slap pass for his second goal of the season.
Franzen netted his second of the game and third of the season with 6:58 left in the second period with a shot from the bottom of the right circle.
Franzen opened the scoring 2:34 into the game, and Jones tied it with 3:04 left in the first period.
NOTES: Veteran Detroit F Kirk Maltby announced his retirement before the game. Maltby, 37, played 16 seasons in the NHL and 14 with the Red Wings. He will remain with the organization as a pro scout. ... Red Wings D Brian Rafalski will be out 3-to-4 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery. Rafalski won't be placed on the injured list. The Red Wings recalled D Doug Janik from Grand Rapids (AHL). ... Detroit C Kris Draper (groin) was placed on the short-term injured list. ... With an assist on Winnik's goal, Colorado captain Adam Foote has 253 points with the Avalanche, tying him with Sandis Ozolinsh as the highest-scoring defenseman in franchise history.