Red Wings vs Flames Final: 5-3 - Recap
|Red Wings vs Flames Final: 5-3 - Recap|
Tomas Holmstrom scored a pair of goals against the Flames as Detroit handed Calgary a 5-3 defeat on Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit won as a -168 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got goals from Tomas Holmstrom (2), Pavel Datsyuk, Ian White, and Valtteri Filppula in the victory. Holmstrom opened the scoring at 6:14 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 19-save effort for the Red Wings.
Jarome Iginla, Olli Jokinen, and Brendan Morrison scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Calgary got a 25-stop effort from Miikka Kiprusoff in the loss.
On the power play, Detroit went 3-for-4, while the Flames were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 30-22.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Calgary, they head on the road to face St. Louis.