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Edmonton vs Detroit Wrap - Detroit Wins 2-1

The Red Wings beat Edmonton 2-1 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Jimmy Howard's Jimmy HowardSaves saves.

Detroit was favored by -325 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Nicklas Lidstrom and Pavel Datsyuk each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Lidstrom opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 19:35 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Pavel Datsyuk and Tomas Holmstrom.

Jimmy Howard stopped 26 of 27 Edmonton shots in the victory.

Edmonton got a goal from Ryan Jones in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Edmonton got a 42-stop effort from Devan Dubnyk in the loss.

On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-6, while the Oilers were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 44-27.

Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.