Edmonton vs Detroit Wrap - Detroit Wins 3-0
Detroit's defense, led by netminder Jimmy Howard, shut down Edmonton 3-0 at Joe Louis Arena on on Friday.
Detroit was favored by -180 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Niklas Kronwall, Valtteri Filppula, and Drew Miller in the victory. Miller opened the scoring at 10:35 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 24-save effort for the Red Wings.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 27 of 30 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-6, while the Oilers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot Edmonton 30-24 in the game.
Detroit heads into a battle against the Stars. Edmonton, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.