Found April 16, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Almost a week after the news broke, the Detroit Red Wings officially announced that they've signed Jimmy Howard to a 6-year contract extension: It's Official: Red Wings sign goaltender Jimmy Howard to six-year deal. — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) April 16, 2013 #RedWings just made it official: GK Jimmy Howard signed to a new 6-year contract. He'll be with #RedWings through 2018-19 season. — The Wheel Deal (@Bill_Roose) April 16, 2013 Capgeek's got the contract pegged down as a $31.8 million deal with a $5.3 million-per-season cap hit. Ken Holland: "Jimmy is one of our most valuable players who is entering the prime of his career.He gives a chance to win every night." — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) April 16, 2013

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Red Wings mid-day news: on workhorse Howard, grumpy Franzen, DeKeyser and prospects

The Detroit Red Wings face a must-win situation when they tangle with the Calgary Flames this evening (9:30 PM EDT, FSD Plus/TSN/97.1 FM), but the Wings' "morning" skate won't take place until around 1:30 PM EDT, so here's a round-up of the stories that were posted too late (or early) to make the overnight report: MLive's Brendan Savage duly notes that...

Wings, Howard agree to $31.8M deal

The Detroit Red Wings and goalie Jimmy Howard agreed to a $31.8 million, six-year contract Tuesday, keeping him off the market as a free agent this summer. The 29-year-old Howard is in his fourth season as the Red Wings' top goalie. ''We're extremely pleased to have Jimmy under contract for the next six seasons,'' general manager Ken Holland said. '...

Red Wings, G Howard agree to 31.8M deal

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to terms with goalie Jimmy Howard on a 31.8 million, six-year contract. The deal keeps Howard off the market as a free agent this summer. General manager Ken Holland says Howard is entering the prime of his career and has developed into a top-tier NHL goalie. The 29-year-old Howard in his fourth season as the Red Wings'...

Why extending the contract of Jimmy Howard was without a doubt the right move for the Wings

Monday the Red Wings made it official by announcing that they extending the contract of starting goaltender Jimmy Howard. The financials for the contract was what was speculated on a few weeks back which was a 6-year deal for $31.8 million dollars and an annual cap hit of $5.3 million dollars going forward. Now of course like in just about any contract situation with a player (especially...

Jimmy Howard Coughs Up Brutal Game-Winning Goal to Steve Begin: Video

The Detroit Red Wings fell out of the playoff picture on Wednesday night, thanks to a loss to the Calgary Flames. Both goals the Wings allowed in a decisive third period were of the embarrassing variety, too. The Flames took a 2-1 lead early in the third when Jonathan Ericsson and Jimmy Howard misplayed a puck behind the net, allowing Calgary’s Steve Begin to poke one home off...

Red Wings-Flames set-up: we’re already in must-must-win-tonight territory

The Detroit Red Wings flew out to Calgary after a brief practice and the announcement of Jimmy Howard's contract extension on Tuesday, and tonight they'll tangle with a team they simply must defeat in the Calgary Flames (FSD Plus/TSN/97.1 FM). I'm sure the Wings did some scoreboard-watching on Tuesday evening, and while the 20-15-and-7 Wings remain in 8th place in the...

Red Wings-Flames Preview

While some players may not like to admit it, Detroit goaltender Jimmy Howard isn't shy about checking the standings and out-of-town scoreboard as the Red Wings fight to extend their 21-season playoff streak. He may not like what he sees after Wednesday night's contest if visiting Detroit can't get past a Calgary Flames team that has won both meetings this season. &...

Red Wings Try To Build Off Latest Win

[singlepic id=79 w=484 h=100 float=]   Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Calgary Flames Venue: Scotiabank Saddledome; Calgary, Alberta Time: 9:30 PM EST Television: Detroit- FS-D+; Calgary- TSN   At this point of the season, each game is more critical than the last and so is each victory. That is why the Detroit Red Wings' (20-15-7, 47 points, 8th place...

Red Wings mid-day news: on DeKeyser, Filppula, Brunner and a happy but now illegal anniversary

Amongst this afternoon's Red Wings-related news stories: The Wings didn't practice after completing a slate of 3 games in 4 nights with a win against Nashville, and it has yet to officially sign Jimmy Howard (the deal's "done in principle") or officially assign Brian Lashoff to Grand Rapids (though his name no longer appears on the team's active roster...

About Last Night…Wings Go 9-9-9 To Get 8th Spot

The Detroit Red Wings got 22 saves from Jimmy Howard as he blanked the Nashville Predators 3-0. Justin Abdelkader, Henrik Zetterberg and Johan Franzen each scored their ninth goal of the season in the win. Pekka Rinne made 29 saves in the losing effort. SPIN: Detroit leapt over Dallas and Columbus into the eighth spot with 47 points following this win. Howard has played well this...

Calgary gets season sweep of Red Wings

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Steve Begin scored two goals in the third period, and the Calgary Flames held on to hand the playoff-hopeful Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 loss on Wednesday night. Begin took advantage of a pair of blunders by goalie Jimmy Howard to score his third and fourth goals of the season. Lee Stempniak also scored for the Flames (17-22-4), who won all three games...

Red Wings Sitting In Unfamiliar Territory

[singlepic id=89 w=484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Nashville Predators Venue: Bridgestone Arena; Nashville, TN Time: 7:30 PM EST Television: Detroit- FS-D; National- NBC Sports Network   If the NHL playoffs started today, the Detroit Red Wings (19-15-7, 45 points, 9th place Western Conference) would find themselves in a position...
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