Jonas Gustavsson leaves game
Gustavsson started the game and stopped all eight shots he faced in the first period Monday night, but didn't return to play in the second period.
The Red Wings wanted to rest Howard, who had played two straight games following a four-game absence after aggravating a left knee injury.
Gustavsson was able to start for the fifth time since a groin injury landed him on injured reserve for a second time this season.
Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press
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