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Detroit vs Phoenix Recap - Red Wings Win 2-1

The Coyotes came up short Saturday against the Red Wings, falling 2-1.

Detroit was an underdog by -103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Detroit got goals from Pavel Datsyuk and Niklas Kronwall in the victory. Datsyuk opened the scoring at 7:03 of the second period.

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

Martin Hanzal scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.

Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 31 of 33 shots for the Coyotes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-8, while the Coyotes were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 33-26.

Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Calgary looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face Anaheim.