Niklas Kronwall scores with assist from backboards (Video)

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall scored a goal in Tuesday night's game against the Colorado Avalanche with an assist from the backboards at Joe Louis Arena.

Kronwall deliberately sent his slapshot from near the blue line just wide of the Avalanche net, but the puck bounced hard off the backboards towards the goal crease, then off the foot of Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere into the net for the score.

Kronwall's goal was the difference in the game as the Red Wings won 2-1.

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