Detroit vs Minnesota Wrap - Detroit Wins 4-1
|Detroit vs Minnesota Wrap - Detroit Wins 4-1|
The Red Wings earned a 4-1 victory over the Wild on Sunday at Xcel Energy Center.
Detroit won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Detroit got goals from Kris Draper, Tomas Holmstrom, Danny Cleary, and Henrik Zetterberg in the victory. Zetterberg opened the scoring at 4:38 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 16-save effort for the Red Wings.
Brent Burns scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 23 of 27 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-6, while the Wild were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 27-17.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Columbus.