San Jose vs Detroit Wrap - San Jose Wins 5-2
|San Jose vs Detroit Wrap - San Jose Wins 5-2|
San Jose earned a 5-2 victory over Detroit behind a 2-goal performance from Logan Couture on Monday at Joe Louis Arena.
San Jose won as a +128 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
San Jose got goals from Logan Couture (2), Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley, and Niclas Wallin in the victory. Thornton opened the scoring at 15:59 of the first period.
Antti Niemi turned in a 25-save effort for the Sharks.
Tomas Holmstrom and Johan Franzen scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Antti Niemi.
Jimmy Howard stopped 30 of 35 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
San Jose scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Detroit went 2-for-6 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to San Jose by a margin of 35-27.
Next game, San Jose takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Nashville.