Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 12/27/14

DETROIT - NOVEMBER 22: General Manager, Ken Holland, of the Detroit Red Wings listens to a question during a press conference on November 22, 2005 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The team was holding a press conference on the condition of player, Jiri Fischer, who collapsed when his heart stopped during a game on November 21. Fisher is listed in improved condition. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)
The Detroit Red Wings will be without their starting goalie for up to a month. General manager Ken Holland told the media on Friday that an MRI revealed Howard has a Grade 1 MCL sprain of his left knee and will miss two to four weeks Howard injured the knee Wednesday during practice trying to make a save. The Wings also announced Friday that they've recalled Patrick Eaves and Luke Glendening from Grand Rapids, and assigned Cory Emmerton back to to the Griffins. The Wings play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night at Joe Louis Arena.
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