Henrik Zetterberg sniped 3 goals in leading Detroit to a 5-3 win over St. Louis on Friday at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit won as a +102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got goals from Henrik Zetterberg (3), Pavel Datsyuk, and Jonathan Ericsson in the victory. Zetterberg opened the scoring at 6:12 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 23-save effort for the Red Wings.
Matt D'Agostini, Patrik Berglund, and Kevin Shattenkirk scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Brian Elliott stopped 17 of 19 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 2-for-8, while the Blues were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
St. Louis lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 31-26.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Columbus looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Nashville.