DETROIT (AP) -- Tomas Tatar and Gustav Nyquist scored power-play goals Saturday and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Islanders 4-1.

Detroit Red Wings left wing Justin Abdelkader (8) watches as New York Islanders goalie Chad Johnson (30) loses his stick as the goal by Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquist scores during the third period (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

The Red Wings won for the seventh time in eight games.

Tatar got his 22nd goal, making it 1-0 about 5 1/2 minutes into the game. Nyquist scored his 20th, closing the scoring with under seven minutes left.

The Red Wings overcame two second-period penalties and took a 2-0 lead on Brendan Smith's one-timer with 47 seconds remaining in the period.

Detroit's Jonathan Ericcson scored in the third period. Lubomir Visnovsky scored for the Islanders on a power play.

Red Wings backup goalie Petr Mrazek responded after giving up five goals in a loss at Tampa Bay on Thursday. Detroit overcame five penalties and was outshot by the Islanders 23-19.

Mrazek once again subbed for Jimmy Howard, who's been out with a groin injury since Jan. 10.

The Red Wings worked around two penalties in the second period before Visnovsky beat goaltender Chad Johnson early in the third, making it 2-1 just 10 seconds into an Islanders power play.

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