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Sharks Fall 4-3 Against Detroit - Game Recap

Nicklas Lidstrom scored a pair of goals against the Sharks as Detroit handed San Jose a 4-3 defeat on Friday at Joe Louis Arena.

Detroit won as a -140 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Detroit got goals from Nicklas Lidstrom (2), Todd Bertuzzi, and Darren Helm in the victory. Bertuzzi opened the scoring at 6:22 of the first period.

Jimmy Howard turned in a 25-save effort for the Red Wings.

Dan Boyle, Dany Heatley, and Logan Couture scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.

Antti Niemi stopped 36 of 40 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-4, while the Sharks were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

San Jose lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 40-28.