nhl Game Recap
Detroit Ices Edmonton 3-1 - Recap
The Oilers came up short Tuesday against the Red Wings, falling 3-1.
Bettors who backed the Red Wings were rewarded as +102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 6.0.
Patrik Nemeth, Dylan Larkin, and Filip Hronek each scored for the Red Wings in the victory. Larkin opened the scoring for Detroit.
Jimmy Howard stopped 31 of 32 Edmonton shots in the victory.
Edmonton got a goal from Leon Draisaitl in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Mikko Koskinen stopped 25 of 27 shots for the Oilers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Detroit went 1-for-3, while the Oilers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Edmonton outshot Detroit 32-28 in the game.
Detroit looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hurricanes. The Oilers will aim to get back on the winning track at Columbus.