Red Wings vs Devils Final: 7-4 - Recap
Johan Franzen scored a pair of goals against the Devils as Detroit handed New Jersey a 7-4 defeat on Friday at Joe Louis Arena.
The Red Wings were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Detroit got goals from Johan Franzen (2), David Legwand, Kyle Quincey, Drew Miller, Brendan Smith, and Gustav Nyquist in the victory. Smith opened the scoring at 13:43 of the first period.
Jonas Gustavsson stopped 21 of 25 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Adam Henrique (2), Jaromir Jagr, and Patrik Elias scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Jonas Gustavsson.
New Jersey got a 26-stop effort from Cory Schneider in the loss.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-3, while the Devils were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 33-25.
Detroit heads into a battle against the Rangers. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Carolina.