The Grand Rapids Griffins won, but it may have been costly for a Detroit Red Wings veteran who was on the ice at Van Andel Arena.
Detroit snapped a two-game winning streak.
The Detroit Red Wings beat the Nashville Predators 1-0 on Saturday night.
Danny DeKeyser scored with 27.9 remaining in regulation, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a win over the New York Islanders on Friday night.
Longtime Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard may be in uniform for the Grand Rapids Griffins this weekend.
The New Jersey Devils skated with a sense of urgency as soon as the puck dropped, and Detroit did not.
While the Red Wings great regularly practices with the Griffins he has yet to grace the ice at game time this season.
Auston Matthews scored early in the first period, leading the Toronto Maple Leafs to a win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Pastrnak beat Detroit goalie Jared Coreau with a high slap shot and ended the Bruins’ four-game losing streak.
The Rangers managed only 19 shots in a game that featured few memorable chances by either team.
Thomas Vanek and Frans Nielsen scored in a shootout, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a comeback win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday.
Thomas Vanek scored late in the second period to help Detroit to a victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
The Detroit Red Wings had a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.
Defensemen John Klingberg and Stephen Johns scored goals in the second period and the Dallas Stars topped the Detroit Red Wings.
Duncan Keith beat Petr Mrazek with a rising screened shot from the top of the slot.