When Justin Abdelkader scored his second goal of the playoffs midway through the third period, it gave the Detroit Red Wings a 3-1 lead, a cushion that seemed like a Game 7 was a sure thing.
But the Anaheim Ducks had other ideas as Emerson Etem and Bobby Ryan scored in a 51-second span later in the period to force overtime.
In the OT, the Ducks were whistled for icing, and with the faceoff in their own zone, head coach Bruce Boudreau called a timeout to give his players a rest. That allowed the Red Wings to draw up something special. Six seconds after the enusing face-off, captain Henrik Zetterberg scored his second of the game, forcing a Game 7 on Sunday: