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Colorado vs Detroit Recap - Red Wings Win 5-2

Detroit got 3 goals from Johan Franzen en route to a 5-2 victory over Colorado on Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena.

Detroit won as a -160 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Johan Franzen (3), Nicklas Lidstrom, and Danny Cleary each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Lidstrom opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 8:54 of the first period. The goal was unassisted.

Jimmy Howard stopped 24 of 26 Colorado shots in the victory.

Colorado got goals from Milan Hejduk and Gabriel Landeskog in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Colorado got a 13-stop effort from Semyon Varlamov in the loss.

On the power play, Detroit went 2-for-5, while the Avalanche were 2-for-3 with the man advantage.

Detroit outshot Colorado 30-26 in the game.

Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Edmonton looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face New York.