Henrik Zetterberg scored a pair of goals against the Kings as Detroit handed Los Angeles a 4-3 defeat on Friday at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit was favored by -142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
Henrik Zetterberg (2), Valtteri Filppula, and Darren Helm each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Zetterberg opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 14:40 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Valtteri Filppula and Jiri Hudler.
Joey MacDonald stopped 21 of 24 Los Angeles shots in the victory.
Justin Williams, Jeff Carter, and Dwight King scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Joey MacDonald.
Los Angeles got an 11-stop effort from Jonathan Quick in the loss.
On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-3, while the Kings were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles outshot Detroit 24-15 in the game.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Nashville looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Chicago.