Detroit vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 5-1
Detroit couldn't hang with the Islanders on Tuesday as New York blasted the Red Wings 5-1 at Nassau Coliseum.
New York was an underdog by +155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Matt Moulson (2), Kyle Okposo, Michael Grabner, and John Tavares each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 19:07 of the first period. The goal was assisted by P.A. Parenteau and Mark Streit.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 23-save effort for the Islanders.
Justin Abdelkader scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Ty Conklin stopped 25 of 30 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-3, while the Red Wings were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 30-24.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Phoenix.