Detroit Ices Edmonton 5-3 - Recap
Detroit got a pair of goals from Todd Bertuzzi as the Red Wings skated to a 5-3 victory over Edmonton on Tuesday at Rexall Place.
Detroit was favored by -149 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Todd Bertuzzi (2), Kris Draper, Henrik Zetterberg, and Darren Helm in the victory. Zetterberg opened the scoring at 3:43 of the first period.
Chris Osgood turned in a 22-save effort for the Red Wings.
Edmonton got goals from Gilbert Brule, Theo Peckham, and Sam Gagner in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Nikolai Khabibulin stopped 32 of 37 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-2, while the Oilers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 37-25.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flames. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.