Detroit Ices Chicago 3-2 - Recap
Todd Bertuzzi scored a pair of goals against the Blackhawks as Detroit handed Chicago a 3-2 defeat on Saturday at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit was favored by -150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Todd Bertuzzi (2) and Tomas Holmstrom in the victory. Holmstrom opened the scoring at 12:56 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 25-save effort for the Red Wings.
Jonathan Toews and Andrew Shaw scored for the Blackhawks, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Chicago got a 40-stop effort from Corey Crawford in the loss.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-1, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Detroit outshot Chicago 43-27 in the game.
Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face San Jose.