Petr Prucha and Radim Vrbata scored midway through the third period, lifting the Phoenix Coyotes to a 4-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings and a 2-1 series lead.

Phoenix defenseman Sami Lepisto scored 29 seconds into the game, the fastest playoff goal in franchise history, and Wojtek Wolski also scored late in the second period.

Ilya Bryzgalov made 29 saves for the Coyotes.

Detroit's Valtteri Filppula tied the game at 1 late in the first period and Johan Franzen also scored for the Red Wings.

Jimmy Howard made 29 saves for Detroit.

Detroit will host Game 4 on Tuesday night, needing a win to avoid being on the brink of elimination after advancing to the past two Stanley Cup finals.