The Islanders failed to capitalize on an opportunity to move within a tie of the Washington Capitals for first place in the Metropolitan Division in a 2-1loss to the lowly Detroit Red Wings on Saturday. Anders Lee had the lone goal for the Islanders as Andreas Athansiou scored twice to lead Detroit to victory. >> Box score
- 2:59 DET Andreas Athanasiou; Assists: Danny DeKeyser
- 10:18 NYI Anders Lee; Assists: Brock Neslon, Devon Toews
- 9:57 DET Andreas Athanasiou; Assists: Danny DeKeyser, Tyler Bertuzzi
The Islanders will get the chance to bounce back on Sunday when they head to Minnesota and face the Wild at 6 p.m.