Red Wings Down Phoenix 4-3 - Match Report
The Red Wings beat Phoenix 4-3 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Jimmy Howard's 30 saves.
Detroit won as a -165 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tomas Holmstrom, Brian Rafalski, Pavel Datsyuk, and Darren Helm each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Datsyuk opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 10:42 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Nicklas Lidstrom and Todd Bertuzzi.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 30-save effort for the Red Wings.
Shane Doan (2) and Radim Vrbata scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 2-for-5, while the Coyotes were 3-for-7 with the man advantage.
Phoenix outshot Detroit 33-31 in the game.