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Detroit vs Buffalo Recap - Red Wings Win 4-1

The Red Wings earned a 4-1 victory over the Sabres on Friday at First Niagara Center.

Detroit won as a -125 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Detroit got goals from Pavel Datsyuk, Johan Franzen, Valtteri Filppula, and Jakub Kindl in the victory. Kindl opened the scoring at 8:50 of the first period.

Jimmy Howard turned in a 27-save effort for the Red Wings.

Buffalo got a goal from Jochen Hecht in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Buffalo got a 32-stop effort from Jhonas Enroth in the loss.

Detroit scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Buffalo went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Buffalo lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 36-28.

Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Sabres will aim to get back on the winning track at Nashville.