Detroit Ices New Jersey 3-1 - Recap
The Red Wings beat New Jersey 3-1 on Wednesday, earning a victory backstopped by Jimmy Howard's Jimmy HowardSaves saves.
Detroit won as a -160 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Johan Franzen, Valtteri Filppula, and Darren Helm each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Helm opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 1:43 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.
Jimmy Howard stopped 23 of 24 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Brian Rolston scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Martin Brodeur stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-3, while the Devils were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot New Jersey 29-24 in the game.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Senators. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track vs Ottawa.