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DETROIT -- Right wingers Tomas Jurco and Gustav Nyquist scored twice in a 1:42 span in the third period and goaltender Jimmy Howard made 33 saves to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 come-from-behind win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night at Joe Louis Arena.

The loss snapped Boston's franchise-record nine-game road unbeaten streak and was the Bruins' first regulation loss in 17 games (15-1-1).

Winger Tomas Tatar added a goal and an assist for Detroit (36-26-14), which is in the seventh playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Defenseman Johnny Boychuk and center Carl Soderberg scored for Boston (52-18-6) while goaltender Tuukka Rask made 17 saves.

Jurco tied the game 2-2 with 8:54 left in the third, when he put in a shot from a goal-mouth scramble after Tatar kicked the puck across the crease to him. It was Jurco's sixth goal.

Nyquist then scored the winner on a spectacular, unassisted end-to-end rush with 7:12 left. He picked up a loose puck inside the Detroit blue line, raced past Boston defenseman Zdeno Chara and beat Rask from the bottom of the left circle to give the Red Wings the lead.

It was Nyquist"s 28th goal, 12th in his last 10 games and 23rd in his last 28 games.

Soderberg's power-play goal gave the Bruins a 2-1 lead 1:10 into the third period. He beat Howard with a wrist shot from the bottom of the left circle. It was Soderberg's 16th goal.

Tatar tied the game at 1, 4:45 into the second period with a screened wrist shot from the

high slot. It was his 19th goal and came just as Bruins center Patrice Bergeron's hooking penalty ended, so it was an even-strength goal.

Detroit defenseman Jakub Kindl hit the goal post 2:44 into the second period.

Boychuk opened the scoring with 3:10 remaining in the opening period on a screened slap shot from the point. It was his fourth goal.

NOTES: Boston RW Jarome Iginla was named the NHL's First Star for March. He led the league with 13 goals during the month and added four assists for 17 points in 17 games. Iginla was also a healthy scratch Wednesday night as the Bruins, who came into the game first overall in the league, rest some of their regulars late in the regular season. ... Detroit RW Gustav Nyquist was the league's Second Star for March. He had 12 goals and six assists for 18 points in 15 games. ... Bruins D Torey Krug played at Michigan State and is from the Detroit suburb of Livonia. ... Red Wings RW Daniel Alfredsson did not play because of an undisclosed lower-body injury and is day to day. ... Boston RW Reilly Smith and Detroit D Brendan Smith are brothers.

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