DETROIT, MI (WTVB) - The Red Wings fell to the St. Louis Blues 4-1 last night at Joe Louis Arena. Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard was hurt and left the game midway through the second period with a left knee injury. Howard allowed three goals on 25 shots while Petr Mrazek made 13 saves on 14 shots the rest of the way. Red Wings backup netminder Jonas Gustavsson, who has missed more than 3 weeks with a pulled groin, has been cleared to play tomorrow night when Detroit hosts the Chicago Blackhawks.
In minor league hockey, yesterday afternoon in the ECHL, the Kalamazoo Wings lost 3-2 at Evansville.