User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Red Wings nip Leafs in SO, 5-4

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

TORONTO (AP) - Daniel Alfredsson scored the shootout winner for Detroit in the Red Wings' 5-4 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night in a Winter Classic preview.

Advertisement
The Red Wings had lost 11 straight shootouts, six this season.

Tomas Tatar scored for Detroit with 6:16 left in regulation to tie it at 4.

Pavel Datsyuk, Joakim Andersson and Tomas Jurco had first-period goals for the Red Wings.

David Clarkson, Dion Phaneuf, Joffrey Lupul and Cody Franson scored for Toronto. The Maple Leafs have lost six of their last eight games.

The teams will meet again in the Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on Jan. 1.

Toronto starter James Reimer was pulled after giving up three goals on 12 shots in the first period. Jonathan Bernier made 25 saves in relief.

Former Leafs goalie Jonas Gustavsson gave up four goals on 23 shots, then stopped James van Riemsdyk, Lupul and Mason Raymond in the shootout. It was Gustavsson's third straight start as his work load has increased with starter Jimmy Howard injured.

Datsyuk also scored in the shootout for Detroit.

NOTES - The Red Wings were playing without the injured Howard (knee), captain Henrik Zetterberg (back), center Stephen Weiss (sports hernia) and forwards Gustav Nyquist (groin), Johan Franzen (concussion) and Justin Abdelkader (concussion). They got defenseman Danny DeKeyser back after he missed 15 games with a shoulder injury. ... Defensemen Mark Fraser and Paul Ranger and forward Frazer McLaren were healthy scratches for the Leafs.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2016
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Smith: Western Conference Semis
Smith: Eastern Conference Semis
News: 2nd Round Series Odds
News: 2016 Playoff Results
Maple Leafs win draft lottery; Jets 2nd
Lightning beat Islanders, even series 1-1
Blues look to avoid 0-2 deficit against Stars
Barkov, two others are Lady Byng finalists
Ducks accept blame for Boudreau firing
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NHL Pro Hockey Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NHL Hot Streaks
23-9 +1,526 Win Streak, +5,489 TY
19-7, +1,398 Last 26 NHL Run
16-7 Last 23 NHL G-Plays
3-1 L4 G-Plays, 7-2 +497 L7 Days
7-1 L8, 15-5 +1,050 L20 Picks
NHL Pro Hockey Expert Sports Picks
2015 NHL SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Gary Bart + 5489
Kevin Rogers + 3828
Doc's Sports + 1069
Last 7 Day Leaders
Handicapper Money
Joe Williams + 497
Doc's Sports + 340
Kevin Rogers + 240
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Joe Williams + 504
Alex Smith + 388
Don Anthony + 70
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 4632
Gary Bart + 4363
Don Anthony + 697
Yesterday's Leaders
Handicapper Money
Alex Smith + 100
Doc's Sports + 100
Stephen Nover + 100
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Doc's Sports + 1705
Gary Bart + 684
Alex Smith + 453
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership