Detroit Ices Los Angeles 3-2 - Recap
It came down to a shootout and Jimmy Howard foiled the opposition in a 3-2 victory for Detroit over Los Angeles Saturday.
Detroit won as a +120 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tomas Tatar clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 1 for the Red Wings. Henrik Zetterberg and Niklas Kronwall each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Zetterberg opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 9:47 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Gustav Nyquist and Brendan Smith.
Jimmy Howard stopped 30 of 32 Los Angeles shots in the victory.
Jeff Carter and Mike Richards scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Jonathan Quick stopped 33 of 35 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-3, while the Kings were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot Los Angeles 35-32 in the game.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Boston.