Red Wings Down Vancouver 5-2 - Match Report
Detroit got a pair of goals from Henrik Zetterberg as the Red Wings skated to a 5-2 victory over Vancouver on Saturday at Rogers Arena.
Bettors who backed the Red Wings were rewarded as +170 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.
Henrik Zetterberg (2), Justin Abdelkader (2), and Daniel Cleary each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Abdelkader opened the scoring for Detroit, finding the back of the net at 6:08 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Pavel Datsyuk and Johan Franzen.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 33-save effort for the Red Wings.
Alexandre Burrows (2) scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Jimmy Howard.
Vancouver got a 21-stop effort from Roberto Luongo in the loss.
Detroit scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 35-26.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wild. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.