Apr 9, 2014, 9:26 PM EDT
It was a beauty at full speed.
Crosby entered into the offensive zone and dished a perfect saucer pass to Neal, who was speeding down the left side. Neal broke in alone, deked to the backhand and beat Jonas Gustavsson, who with just less six minutes remaining in the middle period, had faced only eight shots to that point.
The Red Wings regained the lead with 5:38 remaining in the second period.
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