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JIMMY HOWARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Detroit Red Wings: Howard benched, Mrazek to start Sunday

Thursday’s 6-4 loss to the San Jose Sharks needs to be a wake-up call for the Detroit Red Wings.  The Wings have struggled greatly as of late, and are slowly watching their playoff hope slip away. With the playoffs only a few weeks away, the Red Wings are still in third place in the Atlantic Division.  However, the Ottawa Senators and the Boston Bruins are slowly creeping up...
Via isportsweb.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Howard benched as Wings fall to Sharks, 6-4

DETROIT (AP) -- Patrick Marleau scored twice and Antti Niemi made 30 saves to help the San Jose Sharks top the Detroit Red Wings 6-4 on Thursday night. Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Matt Nieto, Chris Tierney and Logan Couture also had goals for San Jose, which ended a two-game skid. Detroit got goals from Tomas Jurco, Tomas Tatar, Stephen Weiss and Henrik Zetterberg as it dropped its second...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Should Ride Goaltender Petr Mrazek, Not Jimmy Howard, Into Playoffs

Petr Mrazek has earned the benefit of the doubt, and should be the Red Wings’ starter over Jimmy Howard. (douglasgallery30, Flickr) The Detroit Red Wings haven’t been setting the world on fire down the stretch lately, and that has plenty to do with many elements including the goaltending of Jimmy Howard. Howard has started the last three games, and two have been ugly Detroit...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day 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...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Mrazek is the best option in goal

After dropping 4 out of their last 5, the Detroit Red Wings pulled things together Monday night and beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1. This impressive win against Sidney Crosby and the Penguins also saw the return of Petr Mrazek in goal. Including Monday’s victory, Mrazek has won 14 games in goal for the Wings this year. Mrazek replaced the Red Wings usual starter Jimmy Howard,...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jimmy Howard made a remarkable off the glass save Wednesday night

With the game tied 1-1 late in the third period, Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard came up with an insane behind the back, blocker save of sorts. The play happened when Ryan McDonagh’s slapper came back off the active JLA glass something Howard I’m sure knows pretty well. Not to mention it’s something Detroit fans have seen before whether it’s going against the Wings or...
Via The Majors Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rapping Red Wings: Be Critical Of Jimmy Howard in Regulation, But Blame NHL for Shootouts

Maybe I’m simply a hockey purist, but in the old days, there was something to be said about a good, old-fashioned regular season tie. After laying it on the line for three periods and overtime, both teams got to feel like they came away with something. In plenty of battles, it’s was the only just way to decide a tough game. Giving both teams something to feel good about following...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Wild West shootout in Dallas

The Detroit Red Wings (33-14-10) scored a touchdown Saturday night to defeat the Dallas Stars, 7-6, in overtime. Oh wait, this is hockey… it took the Red Wings seven goals to knock off the Stars in a thrilling offensive exhibition; one of the more exciting games in the NHL this season. This week progressively got better after the Wings dropped a goose egg against the Montreal Canadians...
Via isportsweb.com
February 22, 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
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