Devils continue slide with loss in Detroit

Detroit, MI ( – Jimmy Howard stopped 15 shots and Detroit
scored four consecutive times to record a 4-2 victory over New Jersey on
Friday night at Joe Louis Arena.

Jakub Kindl, Brendan Smith, Johan Franzen and Niklas Kronwall posted one score
apiece for the Red Wings, who began a four-game homestand by erasing a three-
game losing streak.

Steve Bernier and Jordin Tootoo tallied a goal each for the Devils, who have
lost three in a row and seven of 10 since beginning the season with three
straight wins.

Cory Schneider was pulled for the second straight contest, this time after
giving up four goals on 24 shots in two periods. Keith Kinkaid stopped all
seven shots he faced for the rest of regulation.