Avalanche Beat Red Wings On Lidstrom Night

The Avalanche silenced the crowd on Thursday night in Detroit. Colorado beat the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime on Nick Lidstrom night at Joe Louis Arena. Lidstrom, a seven-time Norris Trophy winner, had his No. 5 retired during a pregame ceremony. Andre Benoit scored the game winner with just 31 seconds left in overtime. Niklas Kronwall and Tomas Jurco scored for Detroit. With 69 points, the Red Wings are holding a wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. Detroit is home to New Jersey tonight.