Red Wings vs Senators Final: 6-1 - Recap
|Red Wings vs Senators Final: 6-1 - Recap|
Detroit cruised to victory on Thursday, earning an easy 6-1 win over the Senators at Canadian Tire Centre.
Bettors who backed the Red Wings were rewarded as +128 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Johan Franzen (3), Tomas Tatar, Riley Sheahan, and Tomas Jurco in the victory. Sheahan opened the scoring at 10:59 of the first period.
Jonas Gustavsson turned in a 37-save effort for the Red Wings.
Bobby Ryan scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Jonas Gustavsson.
Robin Lehner stopped 9 of 15 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Detroit scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Ottawa went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Detroit lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 38-26.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face New Jersey looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face Vancouver.