Wings drop Hawks 3-2 in second pre season game

DETROIT—Henrik Zetterberg had a goal and an assist and the Detroit Red Wings beat the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks 3-2 in an exhibition game Friday night.Jan Mursak and Tomas Holmstrom also scored for Detroit (1-1). Jimmy Howard made eight saves, and Joey MacDonald stopped 10 shots.Jeremy Morin and Brandon Pirri each had a goal and an assist for Chicago (0-2-0). Corey Crawford made 33 saves.

NOTES—The NHL has suspended Hawks defenseman Nick Boynton for the regular-season opener for making a throat-slashing gesture during a preseason game against Tampa Bay.Boynton was given a game misconduct for unsportsmanlike behavior after the incident in the second period of Wednesday’s game in Winnipeg. The NHL says he made the gesture toward Lightning player Blair Jones.Boynton will miss the Blackhawks’ season opener at Colorado on Oct. 7. The NHL said Friday that he will forfeit $2,688 of his salary, with the money given to a players’ emergency assistance fund.

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