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Greiss wins 5th start in row, Islanders top Red Wings

Goalie continues impressive play, makes 28 saves in victory

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / Deputy Managing Editor

Bailey's power-play goal

DET@NYI: Bailey pads the lead with a power-play goal

2/15/16: Josh Bailey sets himself up in the slot and hammers a rebound past Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard for his 10th goal of the season

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NEW YORK -- New York Islanders coach Jack Capuano remembers coaching against goaltender Thomas Greiss seven years ago in the American Hockey League. He knew he was good then.

"I was in Bridgeport, he was in Worcester. I don't know how many wins he had that year (30), but it was that year where it was with (Jonathan) Quick and (Jonathan) Bernier and (Tuukka) Rask, and he was just one of those guys that was down there as well," Capuano said. "None of these guys take me as a surprise. We knew he was a good goaltender. Has he exceeded expectations? I don't know. But he's working hard, that I can tell you. When you work hard, good things happen." 

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Howard starts for Red Wings; Islanders counter with Greiss

Detroit goalie allowed five goals in most recent start on Feb. 4

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / Deputy Managing Editor

RED WINGS (29-18-9) at ISLANDERS (29-19-6) 
1 p.m. ET; NHLN, FS-D, MSG+ 
NEW YORK -- More than two months have passed since Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard has won a game, but he'll get another chance to turn things around against the New York Islanders at Barclays Center on Monday. 

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