Detroit’s Armando Galarraga started to raise his hands in celebration at pitching a perfect game. Then he stared in disbelief as the umpire called the 27th Cleveland batter safe at first base, a decision the ump later acknowledged was wrong.
Kyle Turris got his first goal of the playoffs to give the Ottawa Senators a 3-2 overtime victory against the New York Rangers, while the Pittsburgh Penguins avoided elimination with a 10-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
The New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in the National Hockey League’s Winter Classic as Mike Rupp scored twice and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist stopped a penalty shot with 19.6 seconds left.
The New Jersey Devils beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 to tie their first-round National Hockey League conference playoff series. The Pittsburgh Penguins, Nashville Predators, Detroit Red Wings and San Jose Sharks also won.