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Red Wings' Howard leaves game with injury

by Paul Harris / NHL.com

DETROIT Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard left the game after the first period against the New York Islanders on Friday as a precaution because of a lower-body injury, the Red Wings announced.

Howard stopped eight of nine shots in the first period of a 1-1 game before goalie Petr Mrazek relieved him.

Detroit coach Mike Babcock would only say Howard is injured and didn't give a time frame on how long he might be out. The Red Wings website described Howard as day-to-day.

Detroit lost 2-1.

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