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Red Wings return Petr Mrazek to Grand Rapids

Jimmy Howard's slight groin injury must have healed: RED WINGS RETURN MRAZEK TO GRIFFINS … 22-Year-Old Goaltender Has Appeared in 11 Career NHL Games for Detroit … DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today assigned goaltender Petr Mrazek to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. A native of Ostrava, Czech Republic, Mrazek owns a 2.00 goals-against average and a 0...
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard out with sore groin; Wings recall Mrazek from GR

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard was placed on 48-hour injured reserve on Saturday afternoon. Howard is dealing with a sore groin and as a precaution, Detroit will not dress him tonight in the 2nd of back-to-backs against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Red Wings announced after the game last night that Jonas Gustavsson will start tonight. Detroit placed Howard on 48-hour IR...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings recall Petr Mrazek: Howard slightly tweaked his groin

The Red Wings did not hold a morning skate ahead of tonight's game against Toronto (7 PM EDT on FSD/CBC/NHL Network U.S./97.1 FM), but the injury bug fairy apparently visited Detroit during last night's 4-1 win. Jimmy Howard must have tweaked something, because the Wings have recalled Petr Mrazek to back up Jonas Gustavsson: #RedWings announce they've recalled...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

St. James, Khan, Pleiness: Red Wings 23-man roster includes Nestrasil, but Ouellet, Mrazek sent down

There were strong hints during today's practice that 1) Petr Mrazek would remain with the team due to some sort of injury suffered by Jonas Gustavsson, 2) Andrej Nestrasil made the team and 3) Xavier Ouellet made the team, but the Free Press's Helene St. James, MLive's Ansar Khan and the Macomb Daily's Chuck Pleiness report that only #2 was accurate... Xavier...
Via Kukla's Korner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Petr Mrazek, Red Wings Shut Out Maple Leafs 3-0

Petr Mrazek had a stellar full-three periods in net tonight, as he and the Red Wings shut out the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0. The first period of this division matchup was a penalty-filled circus, including a 5-minute major and a match to Red Wings’ forward Tomas Nosek for a high hit from behind on Maple Leafs’ Stuart Percy. Neither side capitalized on power play chances, but the...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings prospect profile: Petr Mrazek

The fourth edition of my Red Wings prospect profile series will examine a hopeful future star between the pipes: Petr Mrazek. Goaltender – Czech Republic – Age 22 6-foot-1, ~185 pounds – Catches Left-handed Drafted 141st Overall in 2010 NHL Entry Draft Strengths / Weaknesses + Athleticism, Competitor, Vision - Size, Rebound Control Petr Mrazek is your typical athletic goalie...
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit backup goalie has Peter Griffin on mask

Freakin' sweet -- Detroit Red Wings backup goalie Petr Mrazek has a picture of Peter Griffin on his helmet. In a Superman pose... Detroit Red Wings goalie Thomas McCollum has a pic of Chris... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
Via Bob's Blitz
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Petr Mrazek, Red Wings Backup Goaltender, Sports Mask Featuring Peter Griffin in Superman Outfit (Photo)

Petr Mrazek made his NHL debut for the Red Wings on Thursday, but the only thing cooler than the 20-year-old getting his first win has got to be his helmet. Mrazek’s mask features an image of Peter Griffin from Family Guy sporting a Superman outfit. The unlikely combination even has a somewhat logical explanation behind it. The image is a mix between Mrazek’s first name and...
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings goalie prospect Petr Mrazek has a Superman Peter Griffin on goalie mask

This has been Petr Mrazek’s first year as a professional after playing three seasons in the OHL.  He started off the season with the Toledo Walleye in the ECHL and then moved to the AHL to play for the Grand Rapids Griffins, the Detroit Red Wings minor league affiliate.  On Thursday night, the Red Wings 5th round pick from 2010, will make his first career NHL start.  With his...
Via Diehardsport
February 07, 2013  |  1 Comment

Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek’s funny facemask (PIC)

Earlier in this young NHL season, pictures of the facemask of then-backup Red Wings goalie Thomas McCollum made their internet debut.  McCollum has a liking of the late Chris Farley’s character Tommy Boy. Apparently the sense of humor is a trend among Wings backup netminders as the current Jimmy Howard backup, Petr Mrazek, has a different funny guy on his mask.  The 20-year old...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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