Detroit Falls 2-1 to Canucks - Recap
Vancouver got a 39-save performance from Roberto Luongo as the Canucks handed Detroit a 2-1 loss on Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena.
Bettors who backed the Canucks were rewarded as -102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Vancouver got goals from Daniel Sedin (2) in the victory. Sedin opened the scoring at 6:31 of the second period.
Roberto Luongo turned in a 39-save effort for the Canucks.
Jiri Hudler scored for the Red Wings, finding the net behind Roberto Luongo.
Jimmy Howard stopped 31 of 33 shots for the Red Wings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Vancouver went 1-for-3, while the Red Wings were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot Vancouver 40-33 in the game.
Vancouver heads into a battle against the Thrashers. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.