STOCKHOLM -- Lucas Raymond has played tour guide for the Detroit Red Wings during their trip to his home country. On Thursday, he played the role of spark plug.

The forward from Gothenburg scored Detroit's first goal, igniting a four-goal comeback that allowed the Red Wings to earn a point in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Ottawa Senators in the 2023 NHL Global Series Sweden presented by Fastenal.

"I mean being down four goals in this league and being able to come back is not easy at all," Raymond said. "You know, I think that shows a lot about our group as well, so that's for sure a big part we're going to take away. Obviously, we want to walk out of here with two points, but you know, it's a tight league and to get one point was huge."

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Raymond's unassisted goal at 9:39 of the second period not only helped Detroit stop the bleeding after allowing the first four goals of the game, it also got the fans at Avicii Arena back into the game.

"I'm happy for him, but we needed one to get back in the game," Red Wings coach Derek Lalonde said. "So, it's kind of twofold. Obviously you're happy for him with such emotions, and the ovation he got to start the game was amazing. And he was playing well, he was getting looks ... he could have had two or three tonight."

Raymond's goal was followed by goals from forwards David Perron (13:20) and Alex DeBrincat (16:33), and defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere (17:12) to send the game into the third period tied 4-4.

"I felt like we had a good second period, especially the start, but we really didn't get rewarded like we wanted to," Raymond said, "but we stuck with it and finally got some goals to drop."

Any momentum gained by Detroit in the second was stifled by a slew of penalties in the third. Perron took a tripping penalty at 1:13 before defenseman Jake Walman was whistled for holding at 2:02, giving Ottawa a two-man advantage that lasted only 39 seconds because Ottawa defenseman Jakob Chychrun was called for holding the stick.

"We spent a lot of time in the penalty box, which hurt us a lot," Raymond said. "Like I said, we took away parts (of the game) and we get a new chance tomorrow (against the Toronto Maple Leafs here) to get two more points."

Detroit then took a bench minor for too many men on the ice at 14:36 and was called for delay of game for shooting the puck over the glass at 18:29, a penalty that carried into overtime.

"Very, very deflating," Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin said. "But you know, like I said previously, we had chances to win that game. And we did a great job putting ourselves in that position. But the time and how we took those penalties was really, really tough."

The game ended with two seconds left in overtime when Ottawa forward Tim Stützle batted the puck out of midair, off goalie James Reimer and into the net.

Still, Detroit was happy to escape with the point for getting the game to overtime.

"Yeah, that's a huge point," Reimer said. "You never want to be in that position down 4-0, and I thought we were playing a solid, solid game.

“We just battled and battled and battled and we found a way to get a point."

The Red Wings (8-5-3) don't have much time to dwell on the loss with a game against the Maple Leafs on Friday (2 p.m. ET; BSDET, NHLN, TSN4).

Larkin, who left the game for a few minutes after hitting his head on the ice in the third period, said he will be fine to play Friday and that having another game right away is a good thing for the Red Wings.

"Yeah, it is, especially after a tough, emotional game like that," Larkin said. "You want to come back and play hard and, you know, there's no better team to do that against than the Leafs."

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