Detroit Ices San Jose 5-3 - Recap
Henrik Zetterberg was the difference, potting a pair for Detroit on Tuesday as the Red Wings skated off with a 5-3 victory over the Sharks at HP Pavilion.
Detroit won as a +110 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got goals from Henrik Zetterberg (2), Danny Cleary, Pavel Datsyuk, and Patrick Eaves in the victory. Cleary opened the scoring at 4:50 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard stopped 25 of 28 San Jose shots in the victory.
Dany Heatley, Ryane Clowe, and Benn Ferriero scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Antero Niittymaki stopped 24 of 29 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 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot San Jose 29-28 in the game.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Anaheim looking for another win. For San Jose, they head on the road to face Ottawa.