Red Wings vs Ducks Final: 5-1 - Recap
Anaheim couldn't hang with the Red Wings on Friday as Detroit blasted the Ducks 5-1 at Honda Center.
The Red Wings were a +162 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Justin Abdelkader (3), Pavel Datsyuk, and Johan Franzen each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Abdelkader opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 13:36 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brendan Smith and Jimmy Howard.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 33-save effort for the Red Wings.
Anaheim got a goal from Teemu Selanne in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Anaheim got a 10-stop effort from Jonas Hiller in the loss.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-2, while the Ducks were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Anaheim by a margin of 34-23.