Henrik Zetterberg scored twice to lead the Red Wings over Carolina 5-4 on Saturday at Joe Louis Arena.
The Red Wings were a -185 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Henrik Zetterberg (2), Todd Bertuzzi, Jiri Hudler, and Drew Miller each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Zetterberg opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 5:10 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Valtteri Filppula and Jiri Hudler.
Ty Conklin turned in a 20-save effort for the Red Wings.
Jiri Tlusty (2), Chad LaRose, and Jamie McBain scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Ty Conklin.
Carolina got a 45-stop effort from Cam Ward in the loss.
Detroit scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Carolina went 2-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 50-24.
Detroit heads into a battle against the Blue Jackets. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.