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.