Dallas Falls 3-2 to Red Wings - Recap
Detroit needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Dallas on Tuesday in NHL action at American Airlines Center.
Detroit was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Jiri Hudler, who beat Richard Bachman in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Detroit. Tomas Holmstrom and Jiri Hudler each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Holmstrom opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 6:41 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Justin Abdelkader and Jan Mursak.
Ty Conklin turned in a 25-save effort for the Red Wings.
Dallas got goals from Brenden Morrow and Loui Eriksson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Richard Bachman stopped 30 of 32 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-4, while the Stars were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 32-27.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Dallas, they head home to face Tampa Bay.