Detroit Ices Vancouver 2-1 - Recap
The Canucks came up short Saturday against the Red Wings, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
Detroit was an underdog by +160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jiri Hudler clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 1 for the Red Wings. Detroit got goals from Johan Franzen in the victory. Franzen opened the scoring at 0:42 of the third period.
Jimmy Howard stopped 34 of 35 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Daniel Sedin scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Roberto Luongo stopped 32 of 33 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Detroit scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 35-33.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Vancouver, they head on the road to face New York.