Red Wings Down Philadelphia 5-2 - Match Report
Detroit earned a 5-2 victory over Philadelphia behind a 2-goal performance from Henrik Zetterberg on Saturday at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit was favored by -194 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Henrik Zetterberg (2), Todd Bertuzzi, Pavel Datsyuk, and Niklas Kronwall in the victory. Bertuzzi opened the scoring at 7:13 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 32-save effort for the Red Wings.
Erik Gustafsson and Tye McGinn scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Philadelphia got a 25-stop effort from Ray Emery in the loss.
On the power play, Detroit went 3-for-7, while the Flyers were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 34-30.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Flyers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Vancouver.