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Pittsburgh Falls 4-1 to Red Wings - Recap

Pittsburgh Falls 4-1 to Red Wings - Recap

Detroit earned a 4-1 victory over Pittsburgh behind a 2-goal performance from Danny Cleary on Tuesday at Consol Energy Centre.

The Red Wings were a -115 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Detroit got goals from Danny Cleary (2), Pavel Datsyuk, and Johan Franzen in the victory. Datsyuk opened the scoring at 16:01 of the second period.

Jimmy Howard turned in a 25-save effort for the Red Wings.

Evgeni Malkin scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 21 of 24 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-2, while the Penguins were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 26-25.

Detroit heads into a battle against the Predators. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ottawa.