Anaheim, CA – Brad Stuart scored two goals to help the 2, at Honda Center.
Henrik Zetterberg and Johan Franzen both registered a goal and an assist for Detroit, which salvaged a split of its four-game road trip. The Red Wings have won six of eight overall.
Jimmy Howard, who had recorded a shutout in three of his previous five starts against Anaheim, stopped 32-of-34 shots.
Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu lit the lamp in the second period for the Ducks, who got a 26-save performance from Jonas Hiller.
Anaheim is just 2-9-4 since winning four straight games from October 8-17.