Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury was selected to the All-Star game for the second time on Wednesday.
Darren Helm, Gustav Nyquist and Tomas Tatar scored for the Red Wings, who have won three of four. Kyle Quincey had two assists.
Howard had been allowing an average of 2.11 goals, fourth in the league, and had been selected for the All-Star Game.
The Buffalo Sabres are raising Dominik Hasek’s name to the rafters, leaving the goalie nicknamed “The Dominator” nearly speechless.
Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock says a groin injury will prevent starting goalie Jimmy Howard from playing in the NHL All-Star Game in two weeks.
Jimmy Howard injured his groin early in the first period of a 3-1 loss at the hands of the Washington Capitals on Saturday, just hours after being named to the 2015 NHL All-Star roster.
Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, named to his second NHL All-Star game earlier Saturday, left early in the first period with a groin injury after attempting to make the save on Brouwer’s goal.
Howard remained down on his stomach as the trainer came out. After about five minutes, he rose to his knees, was placed on a stretcher and carted to the locker room.
The two teams will be determined during the NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft on Friday, Jan. 23. Captains for each squad will be announced next week.
The Detroit Red Wings have put forward Johan Franzen on injured reserve because of an upper-body issue.