Detroit 3, Colorado 1

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, November 13, 2010 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Colorado 8-7-1-0 3-4-0-0 5-3-1-0 L1
Detroit 11-3-0-1 7-1-0-1 4-2-0-0 W3

Recap

Jiri Hudler scored his first goal of the season and Jimmy Howard made 21 saves as the Detroit Red Wings posted a 3-1 victory over the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.

Daniel Cleary and Todd Bertuzzi also scored for the Red Wings (11-3-1), who have won six of their last seven games. With the win, Howard improved to 9-1-1 on the season.

Defenseman John-Michael Liles scored his first goal of the season on a 5-on-3 power play at 5:28 of the third period for the Avalanche (8-7-1), who saw their two-game winning streak come to an end.

Hudler, who was elevated to the second line in an effort to break his slump, scored 30 seconds into the second period when he banked his shot from behind the goal line off Peter Budaj to give Detroit a 2-0 lead. Hudler also had a team-high four shots.

Cleary and Johan Franzen have a team-leading seven goals apiece while veteran defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom had an assist to extend his point scoring streak to 11 games.

Starting his eighth straight game in place of the injured Craig Anderson, Budaj made 22 saves to fall to 5-3-1 on the season.

Top Game Performances

Colorado   Detroit
John-Michael Liles 1 Points Todd Bertuzzi 2
John-Michael Liles 1 Goals Todd Bertuzzi 1
Matt Duchene 1 Assists Todd Bertuzzi 1
John-Michael Liles 1 Power Play Goals Todd Bertuzzi 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Peter Budaj .880 Save Percentage Jimmy Howard .955
Peter Budaj 22 Saves Jimmy Howard 21

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Colorado 22 1 1-5 3-4 8 26
Detroit 25 3 1-4 4-5 10 24

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against St. Louis . The Red Wings have a W/L % of .727 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Colorado will play their next game at home against St. Louis . The Avalanche have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .714 after a loss.
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