Jimmy Howard makes 40 saves, Red Wings fall to Islanders in OT again

Ted Kulfan
The Detroit News
New York Islanders' Anders Lee (27) scores an overtime goal past Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) during Monday's preseason game.

Anders Lee scored with 29 seconds left in overtime to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 victory over the Red Wings Monday in Uniondale, New York.

Michael Rasmussen and Evgeny Svechnikov (power play) scored goals for the Red Wings, while goaltender Jimmy Howard was arguably the Wings’ best player, stopping 40 shots.

BOX SCORE: Islanders 3, Red Wings 2 (OT)

The Islanders outshot the Wings, 43-23.

Jordan Eberle had the other two Islanders goals, one a power play.

The Wings are 2-1-2 this preseason, and conclude the exhibition schedule with four games in four nights beginning Wednesday in Pittsburgh.


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