Detroit vs Dallas Recap - Red Wings Win 7-3
The battle between the Red Wings and Stars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Dallas was handed a 7-3 defeat on Wednesday at American Airlines Center.
Detroit was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Patrick Eaves (3), Nicklas Lidstrom, Kris Draper, Brad Stuart, and Jiri Hudler in the victory. Hudler opened the scoring at 1:36 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 28-save effort for the Red Wings.
Brad Richards, Mark Fistric, and Jamie Benn scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 19 of 25 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 2-for-2, while the Stars were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Dallas by a margin of 31-26.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Dallas, they head home to face Vancouver.