from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News,
"This was a big win, especially at home after getting shut out the last game," said Bertuzzi, who added two assists. "We showed up and the guys had a real good game."
The Wings also dominated the specialty-teams battle with the Bertuzzi and Fabbri power-play goals, while killing all five power plays for the Sabres (11-20-6).
The power play has struggled, but now has scored in three of the last four games.
"It (power play) was great, we made some good little plays and we supported each other all over the ice," Bertuzzi said. "We played pretty good. It was a weird game, not much five-on-five, a lot of penalties, but we played good."
Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill would like the power-play unit to build off these recent successes.
"Hopefully that just continues to build confidence," Blashill said. "Confidence matters, and special teams was a huge factor tonight. The power play gave us the lead early, and we played a very good first period, then we got in trouble in the second but the PK did an excellent job not giving them momentum."
Below, Bob Duff of Detroit Hockey Now plus the extended game highlights.