facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: Detroit 4, Minnesota 2

April 3, 2011 at 7:53 PM   |   Comments

DETROIT, April 3 (UPI) -- Detroit's Jimmy Howard turned aside 27-of-29 shots Sunday and the Red Wings eased to a 4-2 win over Minnesota and the Central Division championship.

Howard stopped 11 shots in the second period as the Wild sought to erase a 2-0 deficit and improved to 36-15-5 on the season for the Red Wings, who won the Central for the ninth time in 10 years.

Darren Helm, Niklas Lidstrom, Tomas Holmstrom and Johan Franzen all scored for Detroit. Brian Rafalski and Henrik Zetterberg each contributed a pair of assists.

Brad Staubitz notched a second-period marker and Carson McMillan got a goal in his first NHL game for Minnesota.

Jose Theodore made 30 saves in the Wild's loss.

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Jon Bon Jovi cut from group bidding for the Buffalo Bills
2
Denver Broncos' Wes Welker facing four game suspension
3
Rams rookie got a face tattoo to intentionally keep himself from working anywhere but the NFL
4
Michael Sam could join Dallas Cowboys practice squad: Report
5
Josh Brent suspended 10 games
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback