Kucherov’s late goal gives Lightning 4-3 win over Wings

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DETROIT (AP) — Nikita Kucherov scored his second goal of the game with 1:10 left to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night .

Captain Steven Stamkos and defenseman Nikita Nesterov also scored for Tampa Bay, which has won five of eight (5-2-1). Vladislav Namestnikov had two assists and Ben Bishop made 25 saves.

Defenseman Ryan Sproul got his first career goal and had an assist, and Frans Nielsen and Henrik Zetterberg also scored for Detroit. Petr Mrazek stopped 18 shots.

Stamkos left the game in the middle of the first period after limping off the ice favoring his right leg after a collision with the Red Wings’ Gustav Nyquist along the boards.

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