Recap - Red Wings Defeat Colorado 2-1

Recap - Red Wings Defeat Colorado 2-1

Detroit got a 36-save performance from Jimmy Howard as the Red Wings handed Colorado a 2-1 loss on Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena.

Bettors who backed the Red Wings were rewarded as -160 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Detroit got goals from Niklas Kronwall and Johan Franzen in the victory. Franzen opened the scoring at 7:00 of the second period.

Jimmy Howard turned in a 36-save effort for the Red Wings.

Paul Stastny scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.

Jean-Sebastien Giguere stopped 31 of 33 shots for the Avalanche, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Detroit scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Colorado outshot Detroit 37-33 in the game.

Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Oilers. The Avalanche will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.