Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 7/1/12

NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 05: Dion Phaneuf #3 and Jonas Gustavsson #50 of the Toronto Maple Leafs defend the net against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on February 5, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
According to Sportsnet.ca, the Wings made their first free agent signing of the offseason by tabbing goaltender Jonas Gustavsson to a two year deal worth $3 million dollars ($1.5 million annually). Last season, the “Monster” as he is commonly known as appeared in 42 games for the Leafs going 17-17 with a 4 OT loses and 4 shootout loses. He also compiled a .902 save percentage and a .292 goals against average. Gustavsson is expected to compete with Joey MacDonald for the back up role behind Jimmy Howard. Ref: Sportsnet
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