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Ice Chips: Howard turns in another solid exhibition performance

Jimmy Howard made 31 saves and Justin Abdelkader, Drew Miller, Henrik Zetterberg and Brad Richards scored to help the Red Wings top the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 in Friday's exhibition game. SOLID IN GOAL Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard turned in another solid performance Friday. Howard faced 33 shots in what he described as one of Detroit's toughest preseason games this year. "I...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Petr Mrazek should be Detroit Red Wings primary goalie

The time has come for the Detroit Red Wings to hand the reins over to Petr Mrazek and move on from Jimmy Howard. Jimmy Howard lets one slip past him against the Chicago Blackhawks After the way Mrazek was able to step in and excel for the Wings after Howard went down last season with a groin injury, Mrazek should be rewarded with the top spot on the depth chart. Howard began last...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Slumping at the right time?

The Detroit Red Wings (38-21-11) have lost six out their last eight games. The recent trend of winning one game and dropping their next two has Hockeytown fans looking for the panic button. How could this be happening now, this late into the season? Everything was going so well. Two weeks ago the playoffs looked all but locked up, but now a 2013-14 Toronto Maple Leafs’ type of...
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard’s Injury Presents Latest Key Moment For Detroit Red Wings

Right up there with the changing of the seasons, taxes and death on life’s certainties scale should be injuries to significant Detroit Red Wings’ contributors. Here we go again. This time, the injury bug struck the goaltender position in a significant way Saturday night. Early against the Washington Capitals, Jimmy Howard was wiped out and lay motionless on the ice. After several...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard surprises special fan before her surgery

When Kelly Rothe walked into the Red Wings' locker room, she nearly spoiled the surprise that was waiting for her. While the original plan had been to save her favorite player's locker for last, Kelly made a bee line for the "Howard" nameplate before anyone could even think about stopping her. Filled with sheer joy, Kelly began rummaging through a gift bag that sat at the bottom...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard Surprises Young Fan Before She Undergoes Mastectomy (Video)

Jimmy Howard gave one remarkable fan the surprise of her life Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena. On Wednesday, 20-year-old Kelly Rothe, a native of Ann Arbor, Mich., announced her plans to undergo a preventative double mastectomy on Friday. The Eastern Michigan University junior lost her mother to breast cancer when she was 9 years old, and she has since discovered that she also...
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings' goaltender Jimmy Howard might have a concussion

There is speculation that the Detroit Red Wings goalie, Jimmy Howard, could be out with a possible concussion instead of the flu (like first announced). Aaron Ward of TSN Radio said that that Howard looks to be out with a concussion. If that is the case, there is video footage of him getting kneed in the head during game 3's 3-0 loss to the Boston Bruins. TSN's Aaron award reports...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard is Detroit Red Wings’ X factor

Jimmy Howard was spectacular in the Red Wings’ 1-0 victory over the Bruins Thanks in part to a magnificent third-period goal by Pavel Datsyuk, the Detroit Red Wings were able to claim a 1-0 series lead over the Boston Bruins in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With all the talk surrounding Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask heading into the series, Jimmy Howard’s game...
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Against all odds, round 1 preview

The road to the Stanley Cup starts Friday for the Detroit Red Wings against the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Boston Bruins. It’s the first playoff meeting between the two Original Six rivals in 57 years. Game 1 of the Atlantic division quarterfinal will be shown on NBC Sports at 7:30PM. Games will be played every other day after that until a winner is crowned in this best of 7...
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Howard must keep it going for Red Wings to make playoffs

Jimmy Howard's performance in Tuesday's victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs is why the Red Wings rewarded him with a six-year, $31.8 million contract extension last April. Howard is Detroit's franchise goalie, and against the Leafs, he played his best game of the season in a must-win situation. It's no secret that the Red Wings' streak of consecutive playoff appearances is teetering...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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