Detroit Red Wings: March madness causing inconsistency in the net

After Sunday’s disappointing loss to the Islanders, the Detroit Red Wings have had enough of March’s madness in their crease. The Wings entered the month as one of the hottest teams in the league, having an electrifying January and strong February to start 2015. It looked as if things were going to stay strong, too. Jonas Gustavsson was looking like he did last year and backing...
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators’ Balanced Game Will Take Them Deep Into Playoffs

Mike Fisher #12 of the Nashville Predators scores against Jonas Gustavsson #50 of the Detroit Red Wings during an NHL game at Bridgestone Arena on February 28, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Mandatory Credit: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images) Think about where the Nashville Predators were at the end of last year. Tenth place, beaten down and out of the playoff hunt. Their top...
Via The Sports Journal
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gustavsson gets start tonight; Zetterberg, Quincey still out

As expected, Red Wings goaltender Jonas Gustavsson will get his first start in nearly three months tonight (10:30 on FOX Sports Detroit), but he'll be doing it with a couple of key teammates out of the lineup -- and against the hottest team in the NHL, the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings. As is typical in back-to-back games, Jimmy Howard, who played in Monday's 4...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Gave: Three's a crowd in goal as Red Wings weigh options

Having three healthy and capable goaltenders is a nice problem to have. But it's still a problem, and it's one the Red Wings will strive to resolve in the coming days. Jimmy Howard has returned from a month-long absence because of a groin injury to reclaim his No. 1 status. Jonas Gustavsson is back after missing three months with a dislocated shoulder. He started the season as Howard...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings recall Gustavsson, Ouellet from Grand Rapids

The Red Wings have recalled goaltender Jonas Gustavsson and defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids, their American Hockey League affiliate, and returned goaltender Tom McCollum to the Griffins. Gustavsson, 30, was sent to the minors for a two-game conditioning stint after rehabbing a dislocated left shoulder sustained on Nov. 5. He made 29 saves in a 4-0 loss to Milwaukee on...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Gustavsson, Lashoff assigned to Grand Rapids

As expected, Red Wings goaltender Jonas Gustavsson is reporting to Grand Rapids for a conditioning stint and defenseman Brian Lashoff will join him after clearing waivers Saturday. Gustavsson, 30, hasn't played since dislocating a shoulder on Nov. 5 in an overtime loss to the New York Rangers. He has a 1-1-1 record this year, with a 2.30 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Gave: Wings will soon need to sort out crowd in goal

If two is company and three's a crowd, then four might be a good problem to have if you're the Detroit Red Wings. Injured goaltenders Jimmy Howard and Jonas Gustavsson will accompany the Red Wings to their two-game road trip to Florida this week. Both are rehabbing serious injuries. Gustavsson, out since he dislocated his left shoulder on Nov. 5, is close to returning; Howard, who...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings hope to have Gustavsson, Jurco back after break

The Wings hope to have two players back soon after the All-Star break. Goaltender Jonas Gustavsson has not played since dislocating his left shoulder Nov. 5 at the New York Rangers. Forward Tomas Jurco hasn't played since leaving after the second period because of back spasms Jan. 6 in Edmonton. Gustavsson has been practicing with the team. "It's better every day, actually," Gustavsson...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Notes: Wings hope Bruins game was lesson; Gustavsson practices

DETROIT -- There was little joy in Hockeytown Tuesday, not after Monday night's 5-2 loss in Boston. "Anybody who's covered the team knows that the sun comes up the next day, that's how I operate," Wings coach Mike Babcock said. "When the sun doesn't get up the next day, though, something is wrong. The sun didn't get up today." Babcock put the Wings through their paces in an intense...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings Injury Update: Jonas Gustavsson to miss 2 months after dislocating shoulder

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jonas Gustavsson is expected to miss the next two months of action after suffering a dislocated shoulder. The injury occurred last Wednesday, as he was reaching for a rebound before New York Rangers forward Derick Brassard scored. #458485252 / General manager Ken Holland says that surgery is not planned and Gustavsson will be evaluated...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonas Gustavsson Robs the Rangers’ Rick Nash

Before Jonas Gustavsson came into the NHL with the Toronto Maple Leafs he earned the nickname of ‘The Monster’ based on his play in the Swedish Elite League. Since he’s come to the best league in the world, he’s looked nothing like one. Although he has shown flashes of brilliance with the Leafs and Detroit Red Wings, he has been regulated to being a backup for the most part...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Jonas Gustavsson Makes Ridiculous Glove Save

Detroit Red Wings goalie Jonas Gustavsson absolutely robbed Rick Nash when he flashed the leather here. Truly a remarkable display of athleticism by the Monster. Too bad the Red Wings went on to lose 4-3 in overtime and Gustavsson hurt his shoulder on the final play. [@myregularface] The post Red Wings’ Jonas Gustavsson Makes Ridiculous Glove Save appeared first on Diehardsport.
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonas Gustavsson Robs Rick Nash With Remarkable Glove Save

Rick Nash already had nine goals on the season headed into Wednesday night, and he sure had to think No. 10 was in his grasp late in the second period against the Red Wings. Jonas Gustavsson had other ideas. The Detroit Red Wings’ goalie, getting the start for a resting Jimmy Howard, absolutely robbed Nash on a rebound try. A couple of looks at the miraculous save, via Pete Blackburn...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Brings Back the Monster for an Extra Season by   Steven Ellis

Jonas Gustavsson has signed a one-year, $1.85 million contract with the Detroit Red Wings. The Monster  posted a 16-5-4 record last season to go with a .907 save percentage and a 2.63 goals-against average in 27 games in 2013-14. Gustavsson showed flashes of prominence during the season when he jumped right into the line-up and won three straight games for the Detroit [...]
Via The Hockey House
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Decision to Extend Gustavsson a Puzzling One

Charles Leclaire – USA Today The Detroit Red Wings‘ first significant decision of the 2014 offseason was made on Thursday, as GM Ken Holland announced that the team has come to terms with back-up goaltender Jonas Gustavsson on a one-year extension. The move comes after Gustavsson’s best season as a pro, posting a 16 – 5 – 4 record with a .907 save percentage as Jimmy Howard‘s...
Via The Garbage Time
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Gustavsson re-signs with Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings and backup goaltender Jonas Gustavsson agreed to a one-year deal, general manager Ken Holland confirmed Thursday.'s Ansar Khan reports that the deal is worth at least $1.5 million. Gustavsson would have become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. Gustavsson earned a 16-5-4 record last season with a .907 save percentage and 2.63 goals-against average...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Free Agency: Jonas Gustavsson Reportedly Agrees to 1-Year Deal

Jonas Gustavsson is sticking around, which means Petr Mrazek likely will not join the Detroit Red Wings on a full-time basis until at least the 2015-16 season. Per #RedWings GM Ken Holland, "it appears we've agreed to a one-year deal" with G Jonas Gustavsson. Official announcement coming soon. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) June 19, 2014 Gustavsson played well for the Wings...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Free Agency: Todd Bertuzzi Out, Buyout Likely Coming for Jordin Tootoo

While the Detroit Red Wings wait on Daniel Alfredsson and work to re-sign Jonas Gustavsson, they’re also eliminating some other options for their 2014-15 roster. Early Wednesday, the Wings placed forward Jordin Tootoo on waivers, step one toward buying him out if they cannot find a trade partner. GM Ken Holland reportedly has tried repeatedly to deal Tootoo in the past, so it’s...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Free Agency: Jonas Gustavsson Sticking Around?

Petr Mrazek said a few weeks back that he believes he should be in the NHL left season as he has nothing left to prove in the AHL. Bad news, kid … The Detroit Red Wings have made it no big secret that they would like a veteran backup behind Jimmy Howard in net, and they were pretty happy with Jonas Gustavsson in that role during the 2013-14 season — that’s despite Gustavsson...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Holes to be filled in free agency

The start of free agency is a month away and for the Detroit Red Wings, they find themselves in a rather peculiar situation. While the rapid rebuild mode looks to be in full swing, it’s almost riskier for the Wings to overpay on a free agent target than it is to just sit back and wait for their prospects to develop. Regardless if Ken Holland decides to buy free agents or stick...
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Who will back up Howard next season?

DETROIT -- Someone will back up Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard next season, but who that is remains to be seen. The Wings could bring back unrestricted free agent Jonas Gustavsson, who went 16-5-4 with a .907 save percentage and 2.63 goals-against average in 27 games (26 starts). Or they could turn to young Petr Mrazek, who went 2-4-0 with a .927 save percentage and 1.74 goals...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings eliminated in five games after 4-2 loss to Boston

The Red Wings’ playoff run ended this afternoon in five games after a 4-2 loss to the Boston Bruins from the TD Bank Garden. Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg each accounted for the Red Wings’ two goals while Jonas Gustavsson made 29 saves in his second straight start for Jimmy Howard who was once again out with the flu. Tuuka Rask though was yet again Vezina worthy in net...
Via The Majors Detroit
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings Notes: Howard out, Alfredsson likely to return

DETROIT -- One Red Wings regular appears to be ready to return, but another remains out. Daniel Alfredsson returned to practice Friday after missing the last two games with a sore back, while goaltender Jimmy Howard did not practice after missing Thursday's Game 4 with the flu. "Gus (Jonas Gustavsson) is going to start," Wings coach Mike Babcock . "(Howard) wasn'€™t able to practice...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings Will Start Jonas Gustavsson Against Bruins In Game 5

Detroit Red Wings goalie Jonas Gustavsson did a nice job after being named the starter shortly before Game 4 against the Boston Bruins. He’ll get another crack at it on Saturday afternoon in Boston as the Wings look fight for their lives. The Bruins will try to close out the series on Saturday, and they will have to do so against Gustavsson. Wings coach Mike Babcock announced Friday...
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brad Marchand misses two wide open nets in Game 4

A.B. There’s missing a one-timer on an open net, and then there’s these misses. While neither is acceptable for an NHL’er to blow this bad, I’ll give Marchand the first one on first period nerves and a bouncing pass. One the second miss, Red Wings goalie Jonas Gustavsson (playing for a sick Jimmy Howard) wasn’t even in the crease when Marchand caught the puck. Right now...
Via The Awesome Boston
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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