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Red Wings' Jimmy Howard out 2 weeks

Updated: February 3, 2012, 10:26 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard will be out about two weeks with a broken finger on his right hand, the team announced Friday.

Howard, coming off his first trip to the All-Star Game, suffered the injury in Thursday night's 4-3 shootout win over the Vancouver Canucks,

The Red Wings have called up goalie Joey MacDonald to back up Ty Conklin.

Howard will be re-evaluated when the Red Wings, who are on a four-game road trip, return to Detroit Tuesday.

Howard, ...

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