Detroit earned a 4-3 victory over Vancouver on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at Rogers Arena.
Detroit was an underdog by +120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jiri Hudler clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Red Wings. Danny Cleary, Jiri Hudler, and Drew Miller each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Cleary opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 5:27 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Darren Helm.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 22-save effort for the Red Wings.
Ryan Kesler, Alexandre Burrows, and Mason Raymond scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Roberto Luongo stopped 40 of 43 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-4, while the Canucks were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot Vancouver 43-25 in the game.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Edmonton looking for another win. For Vancouver, they head on the road to face Colorado.