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St. Louis vs Detroit Recap - Red Wings Win 3-1

The Red Wings beat St. Louis 3-1 on Monday, earning a victory backstopped by Jimmy Howard's 21 saves.

Detroit won as a -140 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Detroit got goals from Pavel Datsyuk, Niklas Kronwall, and Johan Franzen in the victory. Datsyuk opened the scoring at 0:51 of the second period.

Jimmy Howard turned in a 21-save effort for the Red Wings.

Scott Nichol scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.

Jaroslav Halak stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Detroit scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while St. Louis went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Detroit outshot St. Louis 28-22 in the game.

Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Montreal looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head home to face Pittsburgh.