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Red Wings vs Canucks Final: 5-4 - Recap

Vancouver was unable to break down Jimmy Howard on Wednesday, firing 39 shots but scoring only 4 times in a 5-4 loss against the Red Wings.

The Red Wings were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Detroit got goals from Henrik Zetterberg (2), Nicklas Lidstrom, Danny Cleary, and Valtteri Filppula in the victory. Cleary opened the scoring at 8:12 of the first period.

Jimmy Howard turned in a 35-save effort for the Red Wings.

Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Mikael Samuelsson, and Jeff Tambellini scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.

Vancouver got a 40-stop effort from Roberto Luongo in the loss.

Detroit scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 2-for-3 with the man advantage.

Vancouver lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 45-39.

Detroit heads into a battle against the Blues. Vancouver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Columbus.