Detroit Skates Past Dallas 5-4 - Recap
Jiri Hudler scored twice to lead the Red Wings over Dallas 5-4 on Tuesday at American Airlines Center.
Detroit was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jiri Hudler (2), Johan Franzen, Valtteri Filppula, and Cory Emmerton each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Filppula opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 8:02 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Henrik Zetterberg and Ian White.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 25-save effort for the Red Wings.
Michael Ryder (2), Loui Eriksson, and Jamie Benn scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Dallas got a 26-stop effort from Kari Lehtonen in the loss.
Detroit scored 0 times on 0 chances on the power play, while Dallas went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 31-29.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Dallas, they head on the road to face Nashville.