Red Wings beat Maple Leafs in Babcock's return

Posted at 11:35 PM, Oct 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-02 23:35:33-04

DETROIT (AP) -- Henrik Zetterberg broke a tie at 3:57 of the third period and the Detroit Red Wings went on to a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in an exhibition game Friday night, spoiling Mike Babcock's return to Detroit.

Babcock left the Red Wings after last season to coach the Maple Leafs. He spent 10 seasons in Detroit, leading the Red Wings to the 2008 Stanley Cup title.

Justin Abdelkader, Drew Miller and Brad Richards also scored for Detroit, and Jimmy Howard made 31 saves.

James van Riemsdyk and Mark Arcobello scored for Toronto, and James Reimer stopped 26 shots.