3 goals in 3rd period lift Wings past Ducks

Gustav Nyquist and Darren Helm scored late in the third period and the host Detroit Red Wings defeated the slumping Anaheim Ducks 3-1 on Tuesday.Danny DeKeyser assisted on both goals for Detroit. Anthony Mantha scored the other goal for the Wings, who trailed 1-0 entering the final period. Jimmy Howard made 23 saves for the Wings.Rickard Rakell scored the lone goal for the Ducks, who have lost a club record 12 straight to fall to the .500 mark. John Gibson made 22 saves for Anaheim.The Ducks are 0-8-4 during the slide. Their last victory came on Dec. 17 when they topped the Pittsburgh Penguins on the road, 4-2.Detroit won 33 of 53 faceoffs, while Anaheim out-hit the Wings 25-9. The Ducks had the only two power plays in the game and converted on one of them.The Ducks broke through at the 12:03 mark of the second period. Howard stopped a shot by Ryan Getzlaf but the puck deflected back to Getzlaf, who fed the puck to Nick Ritchie in the slot. His shot deflected off Rakell’s leg and into the net. Rakell was credited with his seventh goal this season.Tyler Bertuzzi was in the penalty box for crosschecking Jake Dotchin, the only infraction called during the first two periods.