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NHL – The Red Wings Double Up The Islanders

Posted on January 26, 2016 in Professional Sports News.

The Red Wings enter the All-Star break on a winning note after they doubled up the Islanders 4-2 in Brooklyn Monday night.

Brad Richards put Detroit up 1-0 on a power play in the first period,.

Justin Abdelkader and Danny DeKeyser scored 71 seconds apart in the second and Luke Glendening added an empty net goal late in the third.

Petr Mrazek stopped 27 shots on goal in the win, his seventh straight on the road.

The Wings are off until next Wednesday when they visit Tampa to skate against the Lightning.

Rookie forward Dylan Larkin is Detroit’s lone representative in the All-Star Game, which will be played In Nashville Sunday.

NHL Scoreboard:
Detroit Red Wings 4, New York Islanders 2
Boston Bruins 3, Philadelphia Flyers 2
Columbus Blue Jackets 5, Montreal Canadiens 2
New York Rangers 6, Buffalo Sabres 3
Dallas Stars 2, Calgary Flames 1
Arizona Coyotes 2, Minnesota Wild 1

By:  Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports