St. Louis Falls 7-3 to Red Wings - Recap
St. Louis couldn't hang with the Red Wings on Wednesday as Detroit blasted the Blues 7-3 at Joe Louis Arena.
Bettors who backed the Red Wings were rewarded as -165 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Danny Cleary (2), Tomas Holmstrom, Brad Stuart, Henrik Zetterberg, Drew Miller, and Justin Abdelkader in the victory. Miller opened the scoring at 8:05 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 33-save effort for the Red Wings.
St. Louis got goals from Andy McDonald, Brad Winchester, and Brad Boyes in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 24 of 31 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Detroit scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while St. Louis went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
St. Louis outshot Detroit 36-31 in the game.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Blues will aim to get back on the winning track vs Ottawa.