Josh Harding stopped 36 of 37 shots fired at him by Detroit, as the Wild skated to a 2-1 victory Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena.
The Wild were a +175 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Mikko Koivu and Devin Setoguchi each scored for the Wild in the victory. Koivu opened the scoring for Minnesota, finding the back of the net at 19:00 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Justin Falk and Devin Setoguchi.
Josh Harding turned in a 36-save effort for the Wild.
Nicklas Lidstrom scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Josh Harding.
Detroit got a 25-stop effort from Jimmy Howard in the loss.
On the power play, Minnesota went 1-for-8, while the Red Wings were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 37-27.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canucks. The Red Wings will aim to get back on the winning track vs Calgary.