Detroit 5, Anaheim 0

Saturday, November 5, 2011 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Anaheim 5-6-1-2 3-2-0-0 2-4-1-2 L5
Detroit 6-5-1-0 4-2-1-0 2-3-0-0 W1


Defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom scored two goals and Jimmy Howard made 22 saves for his seventh career shutout as the Detroit Red Wings snapped a six-game losing streak in style with a 5-0 victory over the road-weary Anaheim Ducks on Saturday.

Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg scored 50 seconds apart early in the second period to make it 3-0 as the Red Wings (6-5-1) took 50 shots and won for the first time since starting the season 5-0-0.

Detroit improved to 29-3-0 all-time at home against Anaheim.

Defenseman Niklas Kronwall and Johan Franzen also scored to help Howard snap a four-game slide and improve to 5-0-0 lifetime at home against Anaheim. Franzen has a goal in six straight home games against the Ducks.

Anaheim's Teemu Selanne was serving an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty when Lidstrom scored on the power play at 1:39 of the third period. Selanne was given a game misconduct following the goal. Selanne and Lidstrom, both 41, are two of the four 40-year-olds active in the NHL.

Lidstrom and Florida's Jason Garrison share the NHL lead among defensemen with five goals.

Jonas Hiller made 40 saves for Anaheim (5-6-3), which has lost five straight and finished its road trip 1-3-3. Hiller was pulled in favor of Dan Ellis after Lidstrom's second tally.

Top Game Performances

Anaheim   Detroit
N/A Points Nicklas Lidstrom 3
N/A Goals Nicklas Lidstrom 2
N/A Assists Johan Franzen 2
N/A Power Play Goals Nicklas Lidstrom 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Dan Ellis 1.000 Save Percentage Jimmy Howard 1.000
Jonas Hiller 40 Saves Jimmy Howard 22

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Anaheim 22 0 0-5 3-4 28 25
Detroit 50 5 1-4 5-5 10 38

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play its next game at home against Colorado. The Red Wings have a W/L % of .833 after a win and .167 after a loss.
  • Anaheim will play its next game at home against Nashville. The Ducks have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .222 after a loss.
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