May 9, 2013
Ducks lead Red Wings 3-2 after overtime victory
Nick Bonino the hero, but Ryan Getzlaf the key to win
By RANDY SPORTAK, QMI Agency

Ducks forward Saku Koivu is called for goaltender interference as he skates into Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard during Game 5 of their NHL Western Conference quarterfinal at the Honda Center in Anaheim, May 8, 2013. (MIKE BLAKE/Reuters)

ANAHEIM - Missed opportunity for the Detroit Red Wings.

Major opportunity for the Anaheim Ducks.

Nick Bonino scored less than two minutes into overtime to give the Ducks a 3-2 victory over the Red Wings on Wednesday in Anaheim, and the same lead in their best-of-seven opening-round Stanley Cup playoff series.

Bonino was on the spot for a loose puck and made the most of the chance when he lifted the puck into the cage to the delight of the 17,395 fans at the Honda Center.

The Ducks will try to finish the series Friday in Detroit.

Bonino will go down as the hero, but the game-changer was Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf, who made two key plays late in the second period to put the momentum on his club's side.



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