Red Wings Down Columbus 5-2 - Match Report
The Blue Jackets came up short Tuesday against the Red Wings, falling 5-2.
Detroit was favored by -167 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Henrik Zetterberg, Niklas Kronwall, Johan Franzen, Valtteri Filppula, and Jan Mursak in the victory. Franzen opened the scoring at 4:08 of the first period.
Joey MacDonald turned in a 28-save effort for the Red Wings.
Derek MacKenzie and Rick Nash scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Joey MacDonald.
Curtis Sanford stopped 20 of 25 shots for the Blue Jackets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-6, while the Blue Jackets were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Columbus by a margin of 30-25.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Blue Jackets will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.