The Oilers losing streak is now at 5 games after losing to the Red Wings 2-1 on Saturday.
Special teams was the difference in this one with all goals coming on the power play.
Pavel Datsuk got the Wings on the board in the second before Justin Schultz tied it late in the period with his 4th of the season.
Nicklas Kronwall got the game winner just over 6 minutes into the final frame for Detroit.
Nickolai Khabibulin made his first start of the season for the Oilers stopping 28 shots in a losing effort.
Oilers hope to bump the slump Sunday against the Columbus Blue Jackets, puck drop is 4:00pm hear it live on 630 CHED beginning with the faceoff show at 2:30. (JSL/scb)