John Tavares had a goal and two assists, and Mark Streit logged two assists for the Islanders, who scored three goals on four second-period shots to run their lead to 4-0. The Islanders have won four straight and five of their last six.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 23 saves for the Isles, who had come into the game with a two-game losing streak.
Conklin let in five goals on 30 shots for the Red Wings, who finished a four-game road trip 2-2.
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]