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Red Wings vs Ducks Final: 2-1 - Recap

Detroit needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Anaheim on Friday in NHL action at Joe Louis Arena.

The Red Wings were a -170 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Todd Bertuzzi clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Red Wings. Detroit got goals from Jakub Kindl in the victory. Kindl opened the scoring at 18:42 of the first period.

Joey MacDonald turned in a 29-save effort for the Red Wings.

Anaheim got a goal from George Parros in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Anaheim got a 23-stop effort from Jonas Hiller in the loss.

On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-6, while the Ducks were 0-for-7 with the man advantage.

Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Anaheim by a margin of 30-24.

Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Anaheim, they head on the road to face Columbus.