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Detroit vs Nashville Recap - Red Wings Win 4-1

Valtteri Filppula scored a pair of goals against the Predators as Detroit handed Nashville a 4-1 defeat on Monday at Bridgestone Arena.

The Red Wings were a -140 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Valtteri Filppula (2), Danny Cleary, and Pavel Datsyuk each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Filppula opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 10:57 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Henrik Zetterberg.

Jimmy Howard turned in a 31-save effort for the Red Wings.

Jonathon Blum scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.

Pekka Rinne stopped 18 of 22 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-2, while the Predators were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Nashville outshot Detroit 32-22 in the game.

Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Nashville, they head home to face Minnesota.