Adam Almquist scored two power-play goals in the second period and Tomas Tatar had a goal and assist to lead the Red Wings past the Penguins 4-1 on Monday night in the exhibition opener

Pavel Datsyuk also scored for Detroit netting a second-period unassisted goal.

Almquist scored at 6:10 and 11:50 with shots from the point to put the Red Wings ahead 3-1.

Brandon Sutter netted the lone Pittsburgh goal at 1:05 of the second to get the Penguins even at 1.

Tatar opened the scoring when he took a failed wraparound attempt and tucked the puck under the crossbar at 12:56 of the first.

Both starting goalies worked two periods. Tomas Vokoun allowed four goals on 15 shots for the Penguins. Detroit’s Jimmy Howard made 13 saves.

The Red Wings play again at 8 Tuesday night against the Blackhawks in Chicago. The game is not on TV or radio locally.