It took six shootout rounds before Yip finally won it for Colorado, which improved to 2-1-0 on the young season. David Jones scored twice, while Ryan O'Reilly and Daniel Winnick also tallied in the victory. This was the second of a five-game road trip for the Avs, who will face the three New York metro area teams before heading home to meet San Jose on October 21.
Peter Budaj made 24 saves in the winning effort.
Johan Franzen scored two goals for the Red Wings, who opened the season with two straight home wins and now have earned at least one point in each of their first three games. Pavel Datsyuk and Patrick Eaves also scored for Detroit.
Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard finished with 34 saves.