Red Wings top Penguins 4-2 in preseason opener

Detroit's Dan Renouf and Pittsburgh's Garrett Wilson battle in the second period Tuesday.

In Detroit, Evgeny Svechnikov’s power-play goal with 5:19 left in the second helped the Red Wings to a 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Mitch Callahan scored twice, and Riley Sheahan added a goal for the Red Wings.

Garrett Wilson scored second- and third-period goals for Pittsburgh.

Jimmy Howard and Jared Coreau split time in net for Detroit. Howard allowed one goal on 15 shots, and Coreau stopped 17 of 18 shots.

Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals on 19 shots in two periods, before being replaced by Casey Desmith, who made four saves in 18:10.