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Buffalo Falls 2-1 to Red Wings - Recap

Detroit skated to a 2-1 victory over Buffalo on Wednesday in NHL action at Joe Louis Arena.

Detroit won as a -193 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Detroit got goals from Mikael Samuelsson and Pavel Datsyuk in the victory. Samuelsson opened the scoring at 12:05 of the first period.

Jimmy Howard stopped 19 of 20 Buffalo shots in the victory.

Buffalo got a goal from Zemgus Girgensons in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Ryan Miller stopped 32 of 34 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Detroit scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 0-for-7 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 34-20.

Detroit heads into a battle against the Hurricanes. Buffalo, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ottawa.