Detroit Ices Columbus 2-1 - Recap
Jonas Gustavsson stopped 36 shots against Columbus on Tuesday, leading Detroit to a 2-1 victory at Joe Louis Arena.
Bettors who backed the Red Wings were rewarded as -117 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Todd Bertuzzi and Daniel Alfredsson in the victory. Alfredsson opened the scoring at 5:05 of the first period.
Jonas Gustavsson turned in a 36-save effort for the Red Wings.
Columbus got a goal from Cam Atkinson in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 30 of 32 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Detroit scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Columbus went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 37-32.
Detroit heads into a battle against the Avalanche. Columbus, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.