Detroit Ices Edmonton 4-2 - Recap
The Red Wings earned a 4-2 victory over the Oilers on Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena.
Detroit was favored by -228 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Henrik Zetterberg, Johan Franzen, Drew Miller, and Cory Emmerton each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Franzen opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 13:18 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Ian White and Pavel Datsyuk.
Joey MacDonald turned in a 15-save effort for the Red Wings.
Edmonton got goals from Sam Gagner (2) in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Edmonton got a 26-stop effort from Nikolai Khabibulin in the loss.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-4, while the Oilers were 1-for-7 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 30-17.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Ducks. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track at Ottawa.