Red Wings vs Maple Leafs Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Red Wings vs Maple Leafs Final: 3-2 - Recap|
Gustav Nyquist scored a pair of goals against the Maple Leafs as Detroit handed Toronto a 3-2 defeat on Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit was favored by -124 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Gustav Nyquist (2) and Daniel Alfredsson in the victory. Nyquist opened the scoring at 12:50 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard stopped 31 of 33 Toronto shots in the victory.
Toronto got goals from James van Riemsdyk and Jake Gardiner in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
James Reimer stopped 28 of 31 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-4, while the Maple Leafs were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 33-31.
Detroit heads into a battle against the Penguins. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tampa Bay.