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Red Wings vs Avalanche Final: 3-2 - Recap

Detroit skated to a 3-2 victory over Colorado on Monday in NHL action 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 Daniel Cleary, Justin Abdelkader, and Damien Brunner in the victory. Abdelkader opened the scoring at 15:57 of the first period.

Jimmy Howard turned in a 22-save effort for the Red Wings.

Jamie McGinn and Matt Duchene scored for the Avalanche, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.

Colorado got a 10-stop effort from Semyon Varlamov in the loss.

Detroit scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Colorado went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Colorado outshot Detroit 24-20 in the game.

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