Bertuzzi gets first hat trick; Detroit beats Minnesota 5-2

Tyler Bertuzzi recorded his first profession hat trick and the Detroit Purple Wings ended a 3-recreation dropping streak with a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night time.

Thomas Vanek had two objectives for the Pink Wings, winners for the second time in 11 games. Dylan Larkin had three assists and Gustav Nyquist and Jonathan Ericsson every had two.

Nino Niederreiter and Luke Kunin scored for the Wild, who lost for the second time in three games and have been booed by many fans remaining on the finish.

Enjoying in his a hundredth profession recreation, Bertuzzi accomplished his three-aim efficiency at 8:38 of the third interval, converting a feed from Nyquist by lifting a backhand previous Devan Dubnyk.

A number of hats — and one octopus — have been tossed onto the ice by the various Purple Wings fans in attendance.

Bertuzzi, who had one aim in his previous 18 games, redirected a shot by Larkin past Dubnyk 47 seconds into the third.

He tipped in a shot by Nyquist 24 seconds into the sport.

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