The Oilers hung in against one of the league's better teams in this one. Tied 2-2 late in the third period, Detroit would get a deflection from Drew Miller at 15:45 to put the Red Wings ahead to stay, 3-2.
The Oilers record now falls to 14-16-3 on the season and they will play Minnesota on Thursday night. They will then head out on a seven-game road trip after Christmas.
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