Howard shines to notch third win; Nyquist secures win for Grand Rapids

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Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard made 32 stops and allowed two goals in a 5-2 Detroit win Saturday against Philadelphia, giving Howard his third win of the season. Howard sported a pink mask and pink pads in support of breast cancer awareness.

Ben Bishop remains day-to-day with a lower body injury.

Gustav Nyquist came through int he clutch for the Grand Rapids Griffins Saturday night as he scored the lone goal in a shootout against Hamilton to give the Griffins the 4-3 win. Nyquist also had a goal and an assist in the game.

Will O’Neill registered a goal for St. John’s Saturday night, and Spencer Abbott picked up assists on a game-tying and the game-winning goal for Toronto as the Marlies beat the visiting IceCaps 6-3 in AHL action.


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Former Black Bear Ben Bishop made 37 saves against Chicago Saturday night. (Photo: Associated Press)

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