Jimmy Howard has an upper body injury according to the Red Wings and will not return to this evening’s game in Nashville. Howard was lifted after giving up two goals, 8:34 into the game. He was replaced by Jonas Gustavsson.
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The Red Wings have recalled goalie Jonas Gustavsson and sent down goalie Petr Mrazek to minor league affiliate Grand Rapids. Gustavsson, who has been troubled with a groin injury, stopped 26 of 27 shots Sunday for Grand Rapids in a 2-1 victory over Charlotte. Mrazek lost a 3-2 decision to Minnesota Sunday, making his NHL … Continue Reading →
Minor personnel move leading to Friday’s game against Minnesota. With goalie Jonas Gustavsson (groin) still questionable to return for that game, the Red Wings have recalled goalie Tom McCollum. McCollum backed up Jimmy Howard in the two games earlier this week against Columbus and Dallas. Sent back to Grand Rapids for the Griffins’ game Wednesday, … Continue Reading →