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Nashville Falls 5-2 to Red Wings - Recap

The Red Wings earned a 5-2 victory over the Predators on Thursday at Joe Louis Arena.

Detroit won as a -235 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Pavel Datsyuk, Patrick Eaves, Johan Franzen, Valtteri Filppula, and Justin Abdelkader each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Filppula opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 6:53 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Johan Franzen and Daniel Cleary.

Jimmy Howard turned in a 20-save effort for the Red Wings.

Nashville got goals from Mike Fisher and Craig Smith in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Chris Mason stopped 33 of 38 shots for the Predators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Detroit scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Nashville went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.

Detroit outshot Nashville 38-22 in the game.

Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Nashville, they head on the road to face Columbus.