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Detroit Ices Edmonton 2-1 - Recap

Detroit skated to a 2-1 victory over Edmonton on Saturday in NHL action at Joe Louis Arena.

Detroit won as a -172 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Detroit got goals from Pavel Datsyuk and Niklas Kronwall in the victory. Datsyuk opened the scoring at 8:33 of the second period.

Jimmy Howard stopped 23 of 24 Edmonton shots in the victory.

Edmonton got a goal from Justin Schultz in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Edmonton got a 28-stop effort from Nikolai Khabibulin in the loss.

Detroit scored 2 times on 7 chances on the power play, while Edmonton went 1-for-8 with the man advantage.

Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 30-24.

Next game, Detroit takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head on the road to face Columbus.